WOODLAND HILLS—Fire officials responded to a call involving a small house fire on Monday, June 29 where one individual was found dead.
The fire was reported to have started at 2:27 p.m. in the vicinity of 23234 West Victory Boulevard. According to reports by the Los Angeles County Fire Department, during the first search of the home, fire authorities found contents burning.
The fire did not damage the structure of the building and flames did not spread throughout the home. The blaze was maintained in one room of the single-family, one-story home and was contained at 2:41 p.m., by 26 firefighters from the Los Angeles Fire Department.
After the fire was extinguished, firefighters did a second search of the home and discovered the body of an adult male. There were no burns on the victim’s body and there was no indication that the victim died from smoke inhalation, Nicholas Prange of the LAPD reported. A name or age for the victim has not yet been disclosed to the public. The incident is currently under investigation. No firefighters were injured during the incident.