CROCKETT, Calif. - 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.
One person was confirmed deceased inside the home, fire officials said.
The cause of the fire remains unclear.