A man in the Rural Municipality of Rockwood died after a fire broke out in his house Monday night, Manitoba RCMP say.

The deceased, 61, was found unresponsive in his living room about 9:30 p.m. by Teulon and Stonewall RCMP officers. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No one else was at home during the fire. 

RCMP are investigating the cause of the blaze with assistance from the provincial fire commissioner.

The incident is not considered suspicious.