A woman in her 70s was found dead in a home that caught fire in Chino Saturday afternoon, the Chino Valley Fire Department said.
Authorities responded to the fire in the area of the 6800 block of Stone Pine Court at around 4:00 p.m., police said.
During a search for victims, the unidentified woman was found dead in the downstairs living room area, the Fire Department said.
A thick cloud of black smoke hung overhead, and firefighters were on the roof and lawn working as a fire burned through the house, video showed.
Police asked drivers to avoid the area as emergency responders worked.
Authorities did not provide information on what sparked the fire.
No further information was available.
CVFD responded to a fully involved structure fire on the 6800 blk of Stone Pine Ct in Chino. Firefighters initiated an interior fire attack and perform a primary search for possible victims. Firefighters located a deceased female in her 70s inside the downstairs living room area pic.twitter.com/xl6p9Jykhk
— Chino Valley Fire (@cvifd) February 24, 2019