PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WRBL) — A Phenix City house fire early Thursday morning claimed the life of a man, according to Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry, Jr.

The house fire at 840 16th Ave. happened around 1:20 a.m. on March 2.

A man in his sixties was pronounced dead on the scene at 3:31 a.m. His identity has yet to be released.

The victim’s body will be taken to the Department of Forensic Science in Montgomery for an autopsy.

There is no word on other reported injuries at this time.