Man dies after being pulled from house fire

Fire officials investigate a house fire on Ensign Court. One man was critically hurt in the fire Sunday, January 7, 2018.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Fire officials are investigating a house fire that left one man dead Sunday morning.

Fire crews responded to 7608 Ensign Court near Hessen Cassel and Tillman Roads around 7:25 a.m.

When they arrived, they found smoke inside the home. Fire officials said firefighters took a hose inside to look for the source of the fire and any victims.

They found one man inside the home unconscious and pulled him out. Emergency crews then began treatment before taking him to a hospital in critical condition.

He later died at a hospital.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office identified the man Monday as James Javar Rogers, 33, of Fort Wayne

Nobody else was hurt.

Firefighters got the fire under control in about 28 minutes and were able to keep the damage contained to the inside of the home. It sustained moderate fire and smoke damage.

Arson investigators and fire officials are working to determine the cause of the fire.