GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Authorities say two people have died after their Glendale home caught fire.
Glendale fire spokesman Jose Morales says crews responded around 9 p.m. Friday to a blaze at a single-story home near 61st Avenue and Bethany Home Road.
Morales says firefighters broke down the door and found a teenage boy in a wheelchair in a central living room. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Crews searched the home and found an adult woman in the back of the house. She was taken to a hospital, where she died from her injuries.
Glendale Police Det. Ted Yoder said the victims have been identified as 16-year-old Elijah Martin and 49-year-old Helen Russell. Yoder said a juvenile escaped the home unharmed.
There were no other injuries to civilians or firefighters.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Glendale police are also investigating