A 72-year-old man was killed in a house fire early Monday morning.
The Spokane Fire Department responded to the fire on E. 6th Ave and S. Magnolia St around 3:15 a.m. Firefighters had to force their way into the home and found heavy heat and smoke.
According to the fire department, the house was found to be in “hoarder conditions” and had unstable flooring.
Firefighters did recover the victim’s body and no one else was injured in the fire.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.