An investigation is underway after firefighters discovered a body while responding to a brush fire in the Upland area early Friday morning.
Cal Fire San Bernardino crews were sent to a fire near the intersection of Mountain and Euclid avenues in the San Antonio Heights area, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department tweeted.
As they were battling the blaze, crew members located a deceased person at the scene, tweet stated.
The identity of the person has not been released.
Video showed authorities standing behind crime scene tape at about 3:30 a.m. conducting a homicide investigation.
A hard closure was put in place for the area around Mountain and Euclid avenues.
No further information was immediately available.
HARD ROAD CLOSURE ⚠️ in San Antonio Heights (Mountain Ave and Euclid Ave) @CALFIREBDU responded to a report of a fire and located a deceased person. Homicide investigators on scene. Updates will be provided as info becomes available. pic.twitter.com/hADQ12e4Oh
— San Bernardino County Sheriff (@sbcountysheriff) August 23, 2019