Windsor District RCMP are investigating a house fire in Cambridge, N.S. that claimed the life of a 40-year-old man on Saturday night.

RCMP got a call at around 5:30 p.m. to assist the Brooklyn Fire Department at blaze on Highway 215.

"The fire was extinguished, however, a preliminary investigation has revealed that a 40-year-old male was found deceased inside the residence," RCMP said. There has been no word on the cause of the fire.

The victim owned the one-story home and was the only person inside when the fire started, Cpl. Heidi Stephenson said. 

Fire officials have also been at the scene and say the fire is not being treated as suspicious.