Richard Barrickman said he's trying to keep his chin up as he now calls a tent his home in Clam Gulch.

A fire destroyed Barrickman's house back in May. At the time, he said lost everything in the blaze and was staying with family in Soldotna.

(Joe Vigil / KTVA)

On Thursday, Fire Marshal Brooke Dobson said the cause of the fire has been ruled "undetermined" because everything in the fire was so badly burned. 

Barrickman said he lived in the home for 40 years and did not have insurance.

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