One person is reported dead following a fire late Thursday night at 210 Kentucky.

Quincy firefighters were called to the scene shortly after 11 p-m. Firefighters say the fatality was an elderly male. The house is a total loss. Smoke could be seen and smelled from several blocks away. An investigation into the cause of the fire gets under way this morning. Fire crews were still on the scene as of 4 a-m keeping watch on hot spots.