BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH) – One man is dead after a fire on Monday night in Bristol, according to officials.

The Bristol Fire Department said crews arrived at a home on Steele Road upon report of a fire.

Fire officials said they saw heavy smoke at the front of the home, so they went in through the back.

A woman was able to escape the burning home by herself, according to BFD, and an elderly male was found in the basement, who was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Fire officials went into the basement and pulled out the person who was pronounced dead.

This fire remains under investigation with the Bristol Fire Department.