CHICO, Calif. -

Firefighters are investigating an apartment fire that that left one person dead Friday afternoon.

The blaze broke out at the Villa Serena apartment complex at 2313 Floral Ave. at about 3:00 p.m.

Investigators say the fire was knocked down in about 15 minutes.

A victim was found inside the first-floor apartment.

The cause is under investigation.

KRCR News Channel 7 will bring you new information about the incident as we learn it.