PACIFIC PALISADES ( – One woman was found dead and a second woman was injured in a townhouse fire in the Pacific Palisades Saturday morning.

A Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman reports that just before 3:50 a.m., firefighters responded to the house fire in the 17000 block of West Palisades Circle. On arrival they heard people were trapped inside. They entered the townhome and found a woman in her 50s dead in a second-floor bedroom. A second woman was taken to a nearby hospital with smoke inhalation. The two were believed to be roommates, firefighters said.

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It took crews about 30 minutes to bring the blaze under control. The fire was contained to the second-floor bedroom and hallway, LAFD reports.

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The name of the victim was not immediately released. Foul play was not suspected, but arson investigators were working to determine what caused the blaze. A fire extinguisher was found inside that may have been used to fight the flames.

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A financial estimate of the damage was not disclosed.