Man dies after fire guts north-side house

February 28, 2013

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire that quickly spread through a north-side home Wednesday afternoon, killing a male resident. Firefighters called to the 7500 block of Brackenwood Circle at about 4 p.m. found a man in his mid-60s unconscious inside, suffering from with apparent burns and smoke inhalation. He died late Wednesday at St. Vincent Hospital. Damage to the home is estimated at $100,000.