A 58-year-old man was found dead at the scene of a house fire Wednesday evening in North Philadelphia, police said.

The fire was reported shortly after 6 p.m. in the 600 block of West Huntingdon Street and was declared under control at 6:18. The man, whose name was not released, was found inside the house and was pronounced dead at the scene by medics.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.