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Body Found in Teralta West Apartment Complex After Crews Knock Down Fire

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Smoke billows from windows at a Teralta West apartment complex. Courtesy of OnScene.TV

A body was found Monday inside an apartment complex in the Teralta West neighborhood, where firefighters were called to a structure fire.

The San Diego Fire Department called to 4267 Copeland Ave. at 11:49 am in response to the fire. The building was on fire and filled with smoke when crews arrived, according to SDFRD’s incident page.

After knocking down the fire in 10 minutes, firefighters discovered the body somewhere in the complex, Battalion Chief Jeff Mitchell said.

An investigation team was called in, but no further information was available about the deceased, Mitchell added.

Mitchell said only one apartment, where the body was found, was damaged. He added that the 16-unit complex had been evacuated.

According to SDFRD’s incident page, no other injuries were reported. A property damage estimate was not available.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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