The Ontario Fire Marshall’s office continues to investigate a deadly blaze near Tapleytown.
Hamilton Police were called to the scene, on Fifth Road East between Mud Street and Highland Road, at about 9:30 on Tuesday night to reports of a structure fire.
A 66 year old man who was found inside of the home was rushed to hospital and later died of his injuries. His name has not been released.
Police remain on scene, securing the location as the fire marshall investigates.
There’s no word at this point on a potential cause.