(KMOV) – A 50-year-old man was pronounced dead late Tuesday evening after being pulled out of a fire that swept through his University City home.
SkyZoom 4 captured crews as they worked against the heavy smoke and fire coming from the back of the two story home located on the 7600 block of Plymouth.
According to authorities, firefighters were able to rescue the 50-year-old man from the first floor and pull him to safety.
The man was still breathing when he was taken to an area hospital, police said.
However, the man was later pronounced dead. No details on the cause of death have been released, police said.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Stay with News 4 and KMOV.com for further information as it becomes available.