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One man is dead following a house fire Tuesday night in the 2900-block of Scott St near Hillside Ave.

The one-story house caught fire about 6:45 p.m. When fire crews arrived, they found smoke and flames coming out of the back of the house.

After extinguishing the fire, firefighters discovered an unconscious male victim inside. He died en route to Royal Jubilee Hospital.

The victim’s name has not been released but he is believed to be middle-aged.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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