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Whittier house fire: woman found dead in bedroom

A fire broke out at a home on the 11100 block of Wheelock Street in Whittier on Sunday, July 8, 2012.

July 9, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A woman was found dead Sunday night after firefighters put out a house fire in Whittier.

Firefighters responded to the home on the 11100 block of Wheelock Street around 11:20 p.m. It took them about 15 minutes to put out the fire.

They found a woman in her 50s dead in a bedroom. Officials said the fire began in the bedroom where she was found. They have not determined what started the fire.


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