Lawrence Township, PA – A house fire took a man’s life in Clearfield County.

37-year-old James Tatum was trapped inside his home on Dorey Street Extension in Lawrence Township on Saturday night around 9:30 whenever it caught fire.

Although fire crews were able to get him out of the house, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The fire marshal has determined it was accidental in nature. Damage is estimated at approximately $90,000.

An autopsy has been scheduled, but there is no word yet on when funeral services will be held for James Tatum.