Name withheld of body found in residential fire in East Bakersfield

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The name of a person found dead in a structure fire in East Bakersfield over the weekend is being withheld pending positive identification, coroner’s officials said Monday. 

The body of a male was found in a residential fire at about 8:20 p.m. Saturday after firefighters knocked down a blaze in the 1800 block of Corrientes Street, according to the Kern County Fire Department. 

The department’s Arson Unit is investigating the cause. 

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