CONCORD, Calif. (KRON) — One person is dead after a fire was intentionally set at a Concord house on Thursday, according to the Contra Costa Fire Protection District (Con Fire). Fire officials shared several images of the scene, which show a badly-burned structure.
The Concord Police Department said that the fire was at Euclid Avenue and Farm Bureau Road. Con Fire said fires were set in multiple areas throughout the house.
Firefighters found the dead subject with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Concord police said. Authorities believe the subject set the fire.
The fire was deemed a two-alarm fire by Con Fire before it was extinguished. CPD is investigating the incident.