One half of a duplex caught fire in Redmond this afternoon and police say a man inside died from the blaze.
Redmond Police and Fire & Rescue responded to the fire about 3:20 p.m. in the 1500 block of SW Metolius Avenue. The house was one-half of a duplex and police say there were people living in the house at the time.
Police identified the man who died as 60-year-old Edward Walworth. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The American Red Cross has been notified and his responding to the scene to assist those displaced by the fire.
Fire and police personnel expect to be on the scene for several more hours.
We’ll have more information as it becomes available.