MODESTO (CBS13) – Authorities are investigating after a man died following a house fire in Modesto on Tuesday morning.

The scene is along the 1300 block of Mt. Vernon Drive.

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Firefighters say they found a man in a home that was on fire. That man was taken to the hospital, but Modesto police say he later died from his injuries.

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Exactly what caused the fire is still under investigation.

No information about the man, including his name or age, has been released at this point.

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First responders remain at the scene on Mt. Vernon Drive for the investigation. Expect traffic delays in the area for the time being.