ROSEMEAD, Calif. – A man was killed in a fire at a two-story apartment building in Rosemead, authorities said Saturday.
Firefighters dispatched at 11:40 p.m. Friday to the 7900 block of Nannestad Street had the blaze out at 12:12 a.m., according to a Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher.
The victim was discovered in the involved unit on the second floor, the dispatcher said.
He was identified by the coroner’s office as 71-year-old John Shepard.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Temple City station was investigating the death, according to the dispatcher.