A person died in a two-alarm house fire Sunday morning in Modesto, city fire officials said.
The victim's name has not been released.
Modesto Fire Battalion Chief Tim Tietjen said in a press release that at about 6:30 a.m. firefighters responded to a call at 2716 El Pasada Drive. The first officer to arrive at the burning house found an adult victim inside, who was declared dead at the scene.
Fire officials reported that the blaze caused $250,000 in damage to the home.