Body recovered from residential structure fire

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Anthony Prencipe

On September 26, 2018, The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a report of a residential structure fire on Sierra Vista Road in Rescue.  Evacuations were conducted in the immediate area and EDSO was advised of an unaccounted for adult that was believed to be in the fully engulfed home.

EDSO detectives responded and a deceased person was later located within the home. Identification of this person has not been completed and next of kin will not be notified until identification is confirmed. The cause of the fire and cause of death of the victim found within the home are under investigation.