The McKinney Fire Department is investigating a 2-alarm fire that broke early Tuesday morning at 2022 Hillcrest Dr., in the Eldorado subdivision of McKinney. The call came in to the 911 dispatch at 6:45 a.m. after a a neighbor noticed flames shooting out of the residence.
There is one confirmed fatality, however Stacie Durham, spokesperson for the McKinney Fire Department, said they do not have details at this time.
No other homes in the neighborhood were affected and the fire department will release more information as it is obtained.
Update 10/28/11: The Dallas Morning News reported that the man found dead in the house fire has been identified as Stephen Cummings. He was watching the home for his parents while they were out of town.