Man found dead inside Fort Collins home following cooking fire inside apartment

Posted at 3:14 PM, Jun 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-03 20:26:03-04

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – A man was found dead inside his home following a cooking fire inside a Fort Collins apartment.

The Poudre Fire Authority responded to the cooking fire at the Whispering Pines Apartments at around 1 p.m. Saturday. A 911 caller had reported smoke coming from a unit at the complex.

Firefighters found an active fire on the stove that was quickly extinguished.

A man was also found inside the apartment and was confirmed deceased.

The Larimer County Coroner's Office will release the man's identity, as well as his cause and manner of death, after his family has been notified.