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An early morning residential fire on the 3700 block of Concord Avenue in Brentwood, Calif. tragically resulted in the death of the home's occupant, Monday, October 25, 2021. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. (Melissa van Ruiten/The Press)

Update 6 p.m. on Oct. 25

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District has confirmed one person died in the fire.  No other information on the identity of the person killed in the fire has been released. 

Update: 10:48 a.m. on Oct. 25

A single-story home was heavily damaged in a fire in the 3700 block of Concord Avenue in Brentwood this morning.

East Contra Costa Fire Protection crews, with assistance from the neighboring Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, were able to get the blaze under control in about an hour, but the home was heavily damaged, according to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. 

The unidentified homeowner remained missing as of about an hour after the 7:30 a.m. blaze, according to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. 

Crews found smoke and flames pouring from the back of the single-family residence shortly after the fire was reported, said Gil Guerrero, an East Contra Costa Fire Protection District battalion chief.

The fire's cause remains under investigation, Guerrero said. 

-Melissa van Ruiten contributed to this report.

Original story

A residential fire is currently burning on the 3700 block of Concord Road in Brentwood. 

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A house caught on fire on the 3700 block of Concord Road in Brentwood on Oct. 25.

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