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Firefighters discover body in Lancaster house

KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.

December 11, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
The body of a middle-aged woman was found by firefighters putting out flames in a Lancaster home Sunday night.

Firefighters were called just after 5 p.m. to the two-story home 42400 block of 56th Street West.

After putting out the flames, crews discovered the body in a bedroom.

The woman's identity is not yet known.

No one else was harmed.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.