By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man is dead following a house fire that broke out in Pittsburgh’s Homewood South neighborhood.
According to Pittsburgh Public Safety officials, the fire broke out around 3:15 a.m. along Clawson Street.
When firefighters arrived at the scene, flames were coming out of the second floor, and first responders were told someone was possibly still inside.
A man was found on the second floor.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office identifies him as 56-year-old Clyde Demus, of Pittsburgh.
He was taken to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Officials say the fire was under control around 4 a.m. and that the Fire Investigation Unit is working to determine what caused the blaze.
Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.