FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- One person is dead after a kitchen fire in southern Fulton County on Tuesday.

The fire happened in the 6200 block of Ponderosa Court just south of College Park. A spokesperson said that the blaze started in the kitchen but soon spread to an upstairs bedroom. In that room was the 40 to 50-year-old victim.

Officials with Fulton County Fire and Emergency Services confirmed the death later in the evening but said the cause of the fire has not yet been determined. The name of the victim has not been released pending notification of family.

Maps of the area show the home in a heavy residential area just south of Buffington Road and I-85. 11Alive is working to gather more details. Check back for updates as they become available.