REDDING, Calif. - The Redding Fire Department says that one person died in a fire on Tuesday night.
At 2:20 p.m., Redding Fire responded to the structure fire at a triplex on Milo Ave. in Redding.
Crews say they found the person perished inside of a unit billowing heavy smoke. The victim has not been identified and the cause of death is pending a coroner's autopsy.
Redding Fire investigators report that smoking started the fire.
The department also reports a cat and bird died in the fire.
Structure Fire on Milo Ave. Please stay clear of the area. Remember to install smoke detectors in your home. pic.twitter.com/RwZM9jxG2K
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