ATLANTA - Fire investigators are on scene of a deadly fire on the 4000 block of Kimball Road in SW Atlanta.

Firefighters arrived to the split level home just after midnight Thursday morning and found a man dead in the lower level of the home, Sgt. Cortez Stafford said.

Other family members made it out of the house safely. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

"Right now they (fire investigators) are going to do a thorough investigation. It's still early in the investigation. They are going to talk to witnesses, get information from our guys that arrived on scene and obviously talk to family members. So it's a very tragic situation," said Sgt. Stafford.

11Alive has a crew on the scene to gather more details. Check back and Watch Atlanta Alive the hour for updates.

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