North Hills house fire: Person found dead

NORTH HILLS, LOS ANGELES

The fire broke out at a house on the 16300 block of Plummer Street just after 9 p.m.

Firefighters arrived on scene and found the house engulfed in flames. According to neighbors, propane tanks in the backyard exploded before crews got there.

The blaze was put out in about 20 minutes. When firefighters entered the home, they found a person dead.

Neighbors said an elderly man lived at the house, but it's not clear whether he is the victim.

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