Person found dead inside RV after fire in Cheviot Hills area

CHEVIOT HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Arson investigators responded after a body was found inside an RV that caught fire in the Cheviot Hills area of Los Angeles.

The RV fire was reported at about 11:15 a.m. in an alley in the 2700 block of S. Westwood Boulevard, Los Angeles Fire Department officials said.

It was later confirmed a person was found dead inside the vehicle, and arson investigators were investigating the scene.

Authorities said the victim was a 46-year-old man who lived in the RV with his wife and two dogs. The couple returned to find the RV on fire, so the man re-entered the RV to try to rescue his dogs.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.
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