Winnetka garage fire

Investigators look over damaged pieces of the garage where the man's body was discovered. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times / January 20, 2014)

Los Angeles firefighters discovered the body of a man inside a detached garage that burned down Monday morning in Winnetka.

Firefighters responded around 4 a.m. to a report of a fire at a single-story home at 7971 Sunnybrae Ave., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

After putting out the flames, firefighters discovered the body of a man inside the garage, the department said. 

The victim's name and cause of death were not immediately known.

No other injuries were reported. An arson unit is investigating the fire. 


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