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Man pulled from Atlanta house fire dies at hospital after being severely burned, family confirms

ATLANTA — Crews are investigating a deadly fire in northwest Atlanta.

Atlanta fire officials said on Thursday, just before 4:30 a.m., crews received reports of a fire at a house on Morehouse Drive NW.

When crews arrived, they were met by a woman who was screaming and saying that a man was still inside the home.

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According to the investigation, firefighters quickly entered the house and found the 65-year-old man who was unconscious in a bathroom with second and third-degree burns to his legs.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not been released.

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No other injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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