A person was found dead Friday at the scene of a house fire in the Eagle Rock area.

Firefighters sent to the 1400 block of West Hepner Avenue at 8:05 a.m. extinguished the flames in the single-story building in about a half-hour, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

“Three occupants escaped, but sadly, one person was found deceased inside the structure,” Nicholas Prange of the LAFD said in a statement. “No other residents or firefighters were injured.”

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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