A man was killed in a Brentwood house fire Monday morning, fire officials said.
East Contra Costa County fire crews responded at 7:33 a.m. to the blaze in the 3700 block of Concord Avenue.
East County fire spokesman Steve Aubert said firefighters found heavy smoke and flames coming from the windows when they arrived. They had the fire out by 8:21 a.m. and later found the body of a man inside the house.
The Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office didn’t release the name of the victim, pending notification of his family.
Officials are investigating the cause of the fire.