CYPRESS PARK (CBS) — Firefighters responding to a brush fire in an alley found a body early Friday, authorities said.

The fire department received a 911 call around 2:30 a.m. regarding a man who had started a fire in an alley near Avenue 28 and Figueroa Street, officials said.

Firefighters discovered a man’s body when they were putting out the fire and called police.

Authorities are investigating.

No information was released regarding the age or name of the victim.

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