BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN)- A man was taken to the hospital and died after a house fire in Boardman Tuesday morning.

The Boardman Fire Chief confirmed that the man died. The victim has not been identified at this time.

Firefighters were called to a house on the 300 block of Afton Avenue around 7 a.m. They rescued a man who was inside the house.

The kitchen area was heavily damaged.

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The State Fire Marshal was called in to assist with the investigation.

Brian Oehlbeck contributed to this report.