Man found dead following Fairview Heights home fire - KMOV.com

Man found dead following Fairview Heights home fire

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A man died after a home caught fire on Orlando Court in Fairview Heights Wednesday (Credit: KMOV) A man died after a home caught fire on Orlando Court in Fairview Heights Wednesday (Credit: KMOV)

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A man was found dead following a fire in Fairview Heights overnight.

Two men were inside the home in the 200 block of Orlando Court when it caught fire around 1 a.m. Wednesday. One of the men was able to get out safely, the other man was found dead inside.

Fire officials said the fire was intense when they arrived on the scene and that made search and rescue difficult.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The identity of the deceased has not been released.

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