Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire at the intersection of Gardner and Hatteras streets around 12:21 a.m.
Responding crews found significant flames throughout the first floor of a two-story home. Upon learning of an elderly male possibly in the home, the fire went to a second alarm.
Firefighters located the male on the first floor and removed him from the house. The male was pronounced dead around 12:37 a.m.
The fire was under control around 12:45 a.m.
The Fire Investigation Unit, comprised of Police detectives and Fire investigators, will determine the cause of the fire.
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