A 62-year-old man was killed because of an early-morning two-alarm fire on Staten Island on Sunday morning, the city police department said.

Authorities said the blaze started around 2:50 a.m. at a two-story home on Scenic Lane near Circle Loop in Park Hill.

City firefighters found the man unconscious and unresponsive inside the home. He was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Officials have not released the man's identity, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.