A man was killed Wednesday night in a house fire on Tucson’s south side, officials say.

The fire started about 8:30 p.m. at a house in the 100 block of West Finedale Street, near West Bilby Road and South Sixth Avenue, Tucson Fire said in a news release.

Tucson firefighters found the man inside the burning home and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man was the only person in the house.

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The cause of the blaze is still being determined.

Contact Star reporter Shaq Davis at 573-4218 or sdavis@tucson.com

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Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.