A man died Thursday afternoon in a house fire in Minneapolis' Seward neighborhood, authorities said.

Firefighters responded to a report of a blaze in the 2500 block of E. 24th Street at 3:20 p.m., according to a news release from the Minneapolis Fire Department. They found flames coming from the first floor of the two-story residential structure.

A man who lived in the building was found on the second floor and treated by emergency medical responders. But another male resident found on the first floor died at the scene, the department said.

The fire was quickly brought under control. Its cause remains under investigation.