TRUCKEE, CA. - A man committed suicide as his home on Lemon Court in Truckee was engulfed by flames Saturday around 8:40 a.m.
Truckee police and Truckee Fire Protection District responded to the residential fire when crews spotted a car in the driveway, said Truckee police Cpt. Randy Fenn.
Crews on the scene found that the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The identity of the man has not been determined.
Fenn said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.