DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A man has died after firefighters found him unresponsive following a fire inside a residential garage in east Dallas Saturday morning.
Fire officials said they responded to a fire at a home in the 8400 block of Hunnicut Road at around 8:15 a.m. When they arrived, they found that a fire had already been extinguished inside a garage of the one-story home.READ MORE: Dallas ISD Inducts Its 4th Sports Hall of Fame Class
Firefighters found a man inside the garage with “significant burn injuries.” He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Doug Dunbar Speaks One-On-One With Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker
Investigators discovered that a person went to the home to do some work when he saw smoke coming from the garage. After calling 911, he went inside the garage and found that a couch was on fire.
After extinguishing the fire, the person said he then found the victim.MORE NEWS: Alaska, Texas Governors Sue Over National Guard Vaccine Rule
The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The victim’s identity has not yet been released.