Long Beach Fire responded to the 1000 block of Marcellus Street in Bixby Knolls around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday night.
When firefighters arrived they reported heavy fire coming out of a one-story house. It took firefighters about 8 minutes to put out the house fire, according to Captain Jack Crabtree PIO with LBFD.
One person was found dead inside the home and another managed to escape the fire. Captain Crabtree says the fire does not seem suspicious at this time, the investigation into the cause is ongoing.