Canton firefighters are investigating a fatal fire in the 1400 block of 24th Street NW.
Fire Division Chief John Whitlatch says crews could see heavy fire coming from several windows shortly before 3 a.m.
"On the first and second floor, we were advised that there may be an occupant." said Whitlatch. "We did, in fact, find a deceased person in the kitchen."
The identity of the victim has not been released. The house was heavily damaged in the fire.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation .