One person found dead inside Brentwood home consumed by fire


One person was found dead inside a Brentwood home after flames engulfed the two-story house Thursday morning, authorities said.

Fire crews were called to the 400 block of South Cliffwood Avenue around 5:54 a.m. where the fire was raging inside the house, Los Angeles City Fire said in a statement. It took firefighters about half an hour to extinguish the flames, authorities said.

Firefighters searched the house and found the deceased victim lying on the first floor of the two-story home, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.


County Coroner’s officials said they were still working to identify the individual’s name, age and gender.

The victim, a woman who was believed to be in her 90s, had lived in the neighborhood for more than 50 years, according to a KTTV Channel 11 report.

The cause of the fire was remains under investigation, LAFD said.