A 61-year-old man has died as a result of a recent residential fire that occurred in the RM of Rockwood.

At approximately 9:30pm on August 21, 2017, Teulon and Stonewall RCMP responded to reports of a residential fire in the RM of Rockwood. Police say that the homeowner, a 61-year-old man, was found unresponsive in the living room area and was pronounced deceased at the scene. There was no one else in the home at the time of the fire.

RCMP report that the cause of the fire is not being considered suspicious in nature. The investigation continues with the assistance of the Office of the Fire Commissioner.