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Authorities identify man killed in Central Bakersfield house fire

Arson investigators looking into deadly Central Bakersfield house fire
Posted at 10:29 AM, Jan 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-07 10:59:59-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Arson investigators are looking into a deadly house fire Wednesday morning in Central Bakersfield, according to the Bakersfield City Fire Department.

Fire crews responded at about 4:30 a.m. to reports of a house fire in the 2200 block of Verde St. The fire was across the street from Roosevelt Elementary School.

Firefighters were also told that there might be someone inside. Crews found one person who was declared dead at the scene. Authorities later identified the person who died as Alan Salvador Apruebo, 38, of Daly City, Calif.

No one else was injured and the cause of the fire is under investigation.