Saint-Hyacinthe house fire leaves 1 dead

The Sûreté du Québec are investigating after a man died in a house fire late Saturday night in Saint-Hyacinthe in the Montérégie region.

Firefighters were called to a house on Dallaire Street shortly before midnight.

The identity of the victim has not yet been revealed.

Police say the fire started in the home's basement. They have not yet determined the cause of the fire.

The owner of the home was at the scene when firefighters arrived.

Technicians from the major crimes division of the SQ are at the scene.