A man is dead following a fire at a home in southeast Atlanta early Monday morning.

The fire started around 1 a.m. at the home on the 1400 block of Murray Street.

The victim, who is only identified as a man in his mid to late 50's, was deceased when crews found him inside. He was the only person inside the home.

It's unclear what caused the fire.

Fire investigators are on scene trying to determine a cause.

Cortez Stafford with the Atlanta Fire Department describes the scene of a fatal fire at a home in southeast Atlanta early Monday morning. @WilkersonCBS46 is LIVE at 5 a.m. FULL story: https://t.co/dpFqVCBmOT pic.twitter.com/KnsD8gGjMd— CBS46 (@cbs46) May 7, 2018

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