1 dead in early morning fire in Indio

A person is dead following a fire that broke out in a modular home early Thursday morning in Indio.

Fire crews were called at 1:13 am to a residence on Jefferson Street, according to the a news release. They arrived to find the double-wide modular home fully engulfed in flames.

The fire was fully contained by 1:49 am. Firefighters found one victim who died in the structure.

Cal Fire investigators and the Indio Police Department are investigating.

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