San Diego

One Person Dead in La Jolla Garage Fire

At least one person is dead after a fire broke out inside a garage of a La Jolla home Wednesday night, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD) confirmed.

The fire started around 8:42 p.m. on the 1200 block of Via Barranca near Avenida De Las Pescas. 

SDFD officials said one person was found dead inside the garage but it is unconfirmed if it's a woman or a man.

But according to reports, a woman related to the family who lives in the home had been living inside the garage.

The fire was knocked down quickly and there was no fire damage to the home.

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire.

No other information was immediately available.

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