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Man's body found by firefighters battling fire in North Hollywood

Firefighters found body of man in a burned-out travel trailer in North Hollywood on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011.
October 15, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities were working to identify a body found in North Hollywood early Saturday morning.

The man's body was discovered by firefighters battling a blaze about 2 a.m. in the 6900 block of North Farmdale Avenue.

Firefighters arrived to find a trailer behind a one-story business engulfed in flames. Crews were able to extinguish the fire before it spread to the business.

The man's name was not released. Authorities said the man, who is 20 to 30 years old, might be an employee of the business. A positive identification and exact cause of death will be determined by the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.


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