The fire broke out in the 1700 block of N. Broadway at 5:40 a.m. EST Sunday morning. When fire crews arrived, they found flames coming from the second and third floors.
Firefighters fought through heat and flames as there were reports of people trapped inside. They discovered an unconscious man in a bedroom on the third floor. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his identity has not yet been released.
One firefighter suffered a minor burn on his ear and was treated at the scene.
The Red Cross is now assisting four families who were affected by today’s fire and the cause of the blaze is currently under investigation.