Man found dead in house fire in DeKalb

A man was found dead in a house fire in DeKalb County on Monday night, Channel 2 Action News reported.

The incident happened on Eula Circle in Doraville.

The man, in his 80s, lived alone and was found dead as crews worked to put out the fire, authorities told Channel 2. His name was not officially released.

Fire officials believe the man was dead before they received the 911 call about the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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