ST. LOUIS - An elderly man died after a fire at his home in north St. Louis early Thursday morning.
Firefighters responded to the home in the 3800 block of North 27th and Bremen Avenue just after 2:00 a.m.
The one-story brick house was well insulated causing heavy smoke inside the structure.
Neighbors told firefighters that there was an elderly man still inside of the home.
He was rushed to a local hospital where he later passed away.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
More details will be posted as this story develops.