Long Beach, California 2021-01-14 07:48:34 –
A house fire broke out on Long Beach late Wednesday night, killing one person.
According to Captain Jack Clubtree of the Long Beach Fire Department, firefighters responded to 1000 blocks on Marcellus Street at around 11:30 pm and reported a big fire from the one-story building.
Captain Crabtree said one was found dead in the house and the other managed to escape the flames. According to Captain Crabtree, the person was watched by an ambulance, but did not have to be taken to the hospital.
It took about 8 minutes for 24 firefighters to put out the fire. The Red Cross is supporting displaced persons.
Captain Crabtree says the fire does not appear to be suspicious at this time, but investigation into the cause is ongoing.