Fire fighters fight a fire at Rhodes Memorial. March 17 2009 Photo by Michael Walker

Kimberley - A man died in a house fire near Galeshewe in the Northern Cape on Monday morning, paramedics said.

The man, believed to be in his 20s, was found among the house's remains by paramedics, ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said.

He was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The cause of the fire is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations,” said Meiring. - Sapa