Fire in DB: 1 Dead

Staff ReportsDiamond Bar – A man in his 50’s was found in a fire at a Diamond Bar home early this morning but was pronounced dead at the scene, LA County fire department officials said.

Around 4 am this morning in the 23400 block of Wagon Trail Road fire fighters arrived to flames coming out of the first floor of the home. After a search, they found the man unconscious with severe burns on his body. The home is north of Sycamore Canyon park, and just south west of Golden Springs and Diamond Bar Blvd.

Responding firefighters found flames and smoke coming from the first floor of the home. While searching the house, they found a man in his 50s inside with major burns He was removed from the home and died at the scene. His name was not released.

The fire was contained in about 45 minutes and arson and homicide investigators were on the scene. There was no word yet on the cause or if foul play was involved. As of press time no details were available and the investigation was ongoing.

Anyone with any information please contact the Walnut-Diamond Bar Sheriff’s station at 909.595.2264.

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