One man is dead following a fire in his home.

On Thursday at around 3:45 a.m, New York State Police from Brewster responded to a house fire located at 2 Maple Lane in the town of Southeast. Police and firefighters arrived and found the home engulfed in flames.

The homeowner, 50-year-Old Eugue Cosson, was soon located inside the home, dead.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the New York State Police and the Putnam County Fire Investigation Team.

The fire was brought under control by the Brewster Fire Department, Croton Falls Fire Department, Danbury Fire Department, Carmel Fire Department, Lake Carmel Fire Department, and the Putnam Lake Fire Department.