San Diego Fire-Rescue firefighters were able to have knockdown of the fire within minutes of arrival. Credit: OnScene.TV

A man was found dead after a house fire in the Talmadge neighborhood, fire officials said Sunday.

Firefighters were called to a one-story home on Altadena Avenue at about 8:50 p.m. Saturday and began putting out a fire in the front of the home, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

After the flames were extinguished, the body of a man was found.

No further information was immediately released.

The Metro Arson Strike Team was investigating the incident.

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