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.
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