1 dead after home catches fire in Crockett

A fire Sunday morning at a residence in Crockett left one person dead. Photo credit: Crockett-Carquinez Fire Department

A home caught fire in Crockett Sunday morning, leaving one person dead, the Crockett-Carquinez Fire Department said.   

Fire officials posted to social media they responded to the blaze on Lillian Street at 7:06 a.m. following reports of smoke and flames coming from a home.   

Crews encountered heavy fire coming from the first floor of the structure but were able to contain the fire by 7:54 a.m., authorities said.      

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One person was confirmed deceased inside the home, fire officials said.   

The cause of the fire remains unclear.