Name released of body found in Alpine house fire

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The body of 54-year-old Darrell King was uncovered in the rubble of a house fire Tuesday in East County.

The fire started just before 2 p.m. in the 1400 block of Marshall Road in Alpine.

According to Lt. Robert Smith, the house was engulfed in flames and it took engine crews about 10 minutes to control the blaze.

King was pronounced dead on scene.

Details of the fire are still under investigation.

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