Fire officials: Person found dead at New Bedford house fire

A person was found dead in a bedroom at a house fire in New Bedford, fire officials told NBC 10 on Tuesday.

The fire started in a bedroom on the second floor of a home on 55 Rounds St. at about 8:30 a.m.

Fire officials said crews put out the fire and found a male victim in the bedroom.

Fire officials wouldn't comment on the person's name, gender or how the person died.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

The state medical examiner's office will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.