Fire breaks out Sunday evening near Paul Revere middle school
By Sam Catanzaro
A Palisades-area house fire left one person dead over the weekend.
According to the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), the incident was reported Sunday at 7:23 a.m. at 13325 W Westcove Drive, just off of Sunset Boulevard.
26 firefighters extinguished the fire inside the structure and attic in 19 minutes, the LAFD noted in an incident report.
“While conducting a search, firefighters located a person inside the home who was beyond medical help and determined deceased on scene,” said LAFD spokesperson Margaret Stewart in an incident report.
The LAFD Arson and Counter-Terrorism Section responded per protocol for a fire fatality investigation.
The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner has not immediately released the identity of the victim.