HOUSTON The Houston Fire Department is investigating the cause of a house fire that left one man dead Sunday afternoon in north Houston.

At about 12:20 p.m., the HFD was dispatched to a house fire in the 800 block of the North Loop near North Main. When firefighters arrived they found heavy fire inside the home with reports of a possible trapped victim.

The individual was found and immediately taken to waiting EMS crews, who treated and transported him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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