1 Dead in Bronx Fire: NYPD

One person is dead following a fire Thursday night in the Bronx.

After extinguishing the 8 p.m. fire at 1758 Weeks Avenue, firefighters found an unconscious and unresponsive man with burns to his body.

The unidentified man was taken to Bronx Lebanon Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The cause of the fire was unknown.

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