Fatal mobile home fire in Caliente
No other deaths or injuries reported
Last Updated: 265 days ago
CALIENTE, Calif. - A man was found dead at a residential fire late Wednesday night.
The call regarding the fire was received by the Kern County Fire Department for a structure fire in the 8000 block of Caliente Bodfish Road in Caliente, Calif.
Upon arrival, crews were faced with a fully involved single-wide mobile home fire, which had spread to nearby trees and vegetation and was threatening 3 other structures.
Neighbors reported to firefighters that the occupant of the home, 65-year-old William David Salado, was possibly still inside the involved structure.
Fire crews made initial attacks on the mobile home and vegetation fires simultaneously. Once the fires were extinguished, fire crews discovered the deceased .
The Kern County Sheriff Corner was called out to the scene.
At this time fire investigators are searching through the debris to identify a possible cause. There were no other reported injuries.
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