TEMPLE CITY (CBSLA.com) — One person was reported dead after a fire at a two-story home in Temple City.

The fire erupted at the large building in the 6100 block of Golden West on Monday evening.

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When firefighters arrived, flames and smoke were visible.

“Firefighters were hampered by bars on the windows and extreme pack-rat conditions,” reported SKY9’s Stu Mundel. “They were doing searches on both of those floors. Sadly, they did find a victim on the second-floor.”

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The person was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of death was not immediately known.

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No further information was available.