Man found dead inside house after Woodland Hills fire – Daily News



A man was found dead inside a house after firefighters with the Los Angeles Fire Department put out a fire in Woodland Hills on Monday afternoon.

The fire happened at around 2:30 p.m. on the 23000 block of Victory Boulevard. Los Angeles fire officials said 26 firefighters put out the blaze within 15 minutes.

Los Angeles Police and Fire Department personnel at the scene of a house fire in the 23000 block of Victory Blvd Monday, June 29, 2020. A deceased person was found by firefighters and preliminary observations determined that the death was under suspicious circumstances. LAPD homicide detectives will take over the investigation. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Los Angeles Police and Fire Department personnel at the scene of a house fire in the 23000 block of Victory Blvd Monday, June 29, 2020. A deceased person was found by firefighters and preliminary observations determined that the death was under suspicious circumstances. LAPD homicide detectives will take over the investigation. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

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Los Angeles Police and Fire Department personnel at the scene of a house fire in the 23000 block of Victory Blvd Monday, June 29, 2020. A deceased person was found by firefighters and preliminary observations determined that the death was under suspicious circumstances. LAPD homicide detectives will take over the investigation. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Los Angeles Police and Fire Department personnel at the scene of a house fire in the 23000 block of Victory Blvd Monday, June 29, 2020. A deceased person was found by firefighters and preliminary observations determined that the death was under suspicious circumstances. LAPD homicide detectives will take over the investigation. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Los Angeles Police and Fire Department personnel at the scene of a house fire in the 23000 block of Victory Blvd Monday, June 29, 2020. A deceased person was found by firefighters and preliminary observations determined that the death was under suspicious circumstances. LAPD homicide detectives will take over the investigation. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Fire crews later searched the house and found a man dead inside. Officials said the man’s death was not to the smoke or fire.

No firefighters were injured and the cause of the fire is under investigation.