9/24/2012 04:45 PM PDT

Shockey Fire fatality

Shockey Fire fatality

Sept. 24, 4:45 p.m

After responding to reports that a man may not have made it out of his home, Sheriff?s investigators and firefighters have recovered a body from a destroyed home in the Tierra del Sol neighborhood, CAL FIRE said. Authorities had responded to the home in the 1100 block of Tierra del Sol based on neighbors? reports that a resident had remained at home after receiving an evacuation order, the Sheriff?s Department said. Neighbors said his car, which was his only means of transportation, was still in the driveway of the burned home, according to the Sheriff?s Department. Authorities have not yet identified the victim.

The Sheriff?s Department reports that 20 homes and 15 structures have been destroyed in the Shockey Fire, and 10 additional homes have been damaged. Residents looking for information or assistance are asked to call 211. Anyone who needs assistance with livestock evacuation can call the Department of Animal Services dispatch at 619-236-2341. Please reserve 911 for emergencies.