PHOENIX — One person was pronounced dead after an early morning house fire near 27th Avenue and Indian School Road.
The blaze was discovered when a fire engine was driving in the area and spotted smoke coming from a nearby neighborhood. Crews found a single-story home was on fire.
Phoenix Fire Department says firefighters were met with "a heavy volume of contents" when they went inside the home.
A victim was also found inside the home and taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition. Phoenix police later told ABC15 the incident was a death investigation.
The cause of the fire is not yet known.