Police: 1 dead in Burke Avenue fire

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Police say one man is dead after a fire inside a home on Burke Avenue on Monday.

Police say they arrived at the home around 11 a.m. and found the man unconscious. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is still unclear how he died at this time, but neighbors in the area say they were shocked to learn about what happened.

The man's identity has not been released, and the FDNY is investigating the cause of the fire.

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