Officials ID Body Found After Blaze Scorches Portion of Single Family Home in Alpin

Officials have identified the body found in the rubble of a fire that broke out at an Alpine home. 

54-year-old Darrell Thomas King was found inside the home after firefighters arrived on scene and found the home near fully engulfed, according to the Medical Examiner's office.

He died of thermal injuries, the office said. 

Sheriff's deputies said they responded to a report of a potentially intoxicated man yelling at the home when 911 callers indicated the house was on fire. 

The fire broke out shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday on the 1400 block of Marshall Road. Firefighters put out the fire at the single story family home. 

The Alpine Fire Department, sheriff’s officials and SDG&E workers responded to the fire.

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