COSTA MESA ( — A resident Tuesday was killed in a fire at an Orange County home with hoarding-type conditions.

The fire was reported at 6:29 a.m. in the 1600 block of Oahu Place in Costa Mesa, according to authorities.

A man in his late 30s or early 40s was able to get out of the single-family home and told officials there was someone else inside.

An unidentified person in their 70s was found deceased in a bedroom.

The flames were extinguished by 7:20 a.m.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.


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