A fire in a San Fernando Valley condominium that left one woman dead and a male relative injured Saturday night has been ruled accidental, according to officials with the
L.A. Fire Department personnel were called at 9:34 p.m. Saturday to a four-story condominium complex on 21650 Burbank Boulevard in Woodland Hills after a fire broke out in a centrally located unit on the second floor of the building.
While the fire was declared accidental, investigators did not elaborate further, according to department spokesman Brian Humphrey. The fire and death are still under investigation.
Firefighters first discovered a man suffering from severe burns and smoke exposure who was transported to an area hospital. Further in the unit, they found the body of a woman who was declared dead at the scene.
The woman has yet to be identified, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner.
The building and its contents sustained an estimated $500,000 in property damage, according to the Fire Department.