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      Bedridden man dies in house fire

      BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) Firefighters responded to a call at 3 a.m. on Saturday morning on Lincoln Avenue in Oildale, where they found a bedridden man trapped in a converted garage that was engulfed in flames.

      The man, 54-year-old Johnnie Royce McAlester, was transported to San Joaquin Community Hospital, where he later died.

      According to authorities, the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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