09/04/2012 09:55 EDT | Updated 11/04/2012 05:12 EST

Edmonton Man Dead After Overnight Basement Fire

EDMONTON - One person is dead after a house fire in Edmonton.

The fire happened overnight in the basement of a north-end residence.

Smoke could be seen pouring from the lower level when firefighters arrived at the scene.

The body was discovered, once crews were able to get inside to search the building.

There are media reports that a man may have been trapped in the home. (CHED)