A man died in a structure fire in Salcha on Sunday morning.

Salcha Fire and Rescue received a report of a death at 10:18 a.m. Sunday, and crews arrived on the scene to find a three-bay wood-frame garage burned to the ground and one man dead, according to a press release Sunday afternoon.

The deceased, identified as 58-year-old Joseph Kuntz, was reported to have experienced severe burns. Next of kin have been notified.

Salcha Fire and Rescue continue to investigate details regarding the fire and Kuntz' death.

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