Elderly man dies in Bay Point house fire

One person died in a house fire in Bay Point this morning, a fire captain said.
February 18, 2014 11:26:17 AM PST
A man in his 80s died after firefighters attempted to rescue him from a house fire in Bay Point this morning.

The blaze was reported around 9 a.m. at a residence on Mountain View Ave.

First responders were able to pull the man from the fire, but he was declared dead shortly thereafter.

A preliminary investigation by firefighters determined that there were some fabric that may have ignited on the top of a floor furnace. The official cause has yet to be determined.

No one else was injured, and the fire was controlled around 9:20 a.m.