WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A man and a pet are dead following a fire late Sunday night in south Wichita.

Fire crews found flames taking over a home when they arrived in the 1600 block of S. Sedgwick, near Harry and Meridian, just before 10 p.m.

Firefighters found a 71-year-old man and a pet dead inside.

Wichita Police Sergeant John Ryan said there were extra belongings and debris in the home.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.