Authorities investigate fatal house fire in west Phoenix

PHOENIX (KSAZ/AP) - Firefighters say one person has died in a west Phoenix house fire.

According to the Phoenix Fire Department, the victim was found badly burned and pronounced dead at the scene of the house fire near 69th Avenue and Camelback Road.

The fire was in a bedroom and hallway in the house and firefighters were able to stop the fire from spreading to the remainder of the home.

Firefighters say it is unknown if the victim died prior to or during the fire.


The gender of the person who died wasn't immediately available and authorities didn't release any details about the circumstances surrounding the death.