Body found inside burning dumpster in North Hollywood area, firefighters say

A death investigation is underway in the North Hollywood area Wednesday night.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a call of a fire inside a container resembling a dumpster in the 7400 block of North Coldwater Canyon Avenue a little before 6 p.m.

After taking down the fire, crews on the scene found a body inside the container.

The deceased person's identity has not been released as of Wednesday night.

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