LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif. (KABC) -- A man and a family dog were found dead after a fire erupted Tuesday morning at a home in La Cañada Flintridge, authorities said.
The blaze was reported shortly before 4 a.m. at a single-story house in the 2000 block of Rancho Canada Road, between Foothill Boulevard and the 210 Freeway.
Los Angeles County firefighters responded to the scene and extinguished the blaze within about 20 minutes. Authorities said before fire crews arrived, deputies had already rescued a woman by pulling her through a window and another man was able to get out of the home on his own.
The two were taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, though their conditions remain unknown.
The third person, identified only as a man, was pronounced dead at the scene along with the dog. Video from AIR7 HD showed an apparent body, covered by a sheet, on the ground in front of the home.
Marissa Solis, a neighbor who's known the victim for years, was shocked the hear the news of his death.
"It was very sad. It's a tragedy, he's been my neighbor for 28 years," she said. "I would like for him to be remembered as a good neighbor, great father, and husband. He was kind. I'm very sad, like, shocked. I can't believe it happened. I saw him yesterday."
Officials said all three victims were related. The cause of the fire is under investigation.