Two Dead in West Hills (CA) Garage Fire

Firefighters discovered two dead bodies in West Hills on Wednesday morning after dousing a fire that broke out in a detached garage, reports (

At least one of the bodies was badly burned.

The fire broke out a few minutes after 10 a.m. in a garage in the 22500 block of Vanowen Street, said Margaret Stewart, a spokeswomen for the Los Angeles Fire Department. It took firefighters from Fire Station 105 17 minutes to extinguish the fire.

Among the ashes of the detached garage, firefighters found a body too badly burned to be identified, she said.