Man dies in fast-moving blaze in Talleyville, Delaware

Watch report from Action News
December 19, 2013 1:25:46 PM PST
Officials say a man died in a fast-moving blaze in Talleyville, Delaware early Thursday morning.

The fire broke out just before 4:30 a.m. on the 1100 block of Artwin Road.

Firefighters arrived to find heavy flames shooting from the rear of the house.

Action News is told a person outside the home alerted firefighters that someone was trapped inside.

Crews were able to locate the man, but his injuries were severe and he did not survive. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

The fire was placed under control within thirty-five minutes.

Investigators are working to determine the cause.