HAWTHORNE (CBSLA.com) — A body was discovered early Friday morning after a commercial building fire was extinguished in the South Bay.
The fire was reported at 4:14 a.m. at Earl Schieb Auto Painting in the 3200 block of Rosecrans Avenue in Hawthorne, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.READ MORE: Fellow Student Killed Kristin Smart During Attempted Rape At Cal Poly Dorm, Prosecutors Allege
The fire took about 15 minutes to extinguish.
“Upon performing search and rescue operations, we did find one victim that was a fatality inside,” Batt. Chief Brian Askari told KNX 1070.READ MORE: Ex-Catholic Priest Charged With Sexually Assaulting 4 Boys In Palmdale, Redondo Beach