Man dies in Port Huron house fire

A house fire Thursday morning has claimed the life of a Port Huron man. According to the Port Huron Fire Department, crews were called to the blaze in the 600 block of 12th Street around 6:30am Thursday. Firefighters were notified of a possible victim in an upstairs bedroom who was unable to leave the home due to a medical reason. The building was fully involved with flames and crews began applying water in order to control the fire. Once the fire was contained, firefighters were able to search for the man. The 62 year old was found dead an upstairs room. Investigators say the fire is believed to have been caused by a candle. No other injuries were reported and the Port Huron Fire Department was assisted by firefighters from Port Huron Township and Marysville.