ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- A man is dead after a fire at a single family home in Arlington on Thursday morning, Arlington County Fire Department said. Arlington Fire has identified the man as 73-year-old Dennis Leigh.
A total of 70 firefighters responded to the house fire at 2112 South Randolph early Thursday morning, officials said.
Leigh was trapped inside of the home and crews quickly rescued him from the first floor. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries to Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington County Fire Department said. The victim was pronounced dead later Thursday. The cause of death is smoke inhalation, officials said.
Firefighters were able to put the fire out within 30 minutes. Nobody else was injured in the fire, according to the Arlington County Fire Department.