EDMONTON -- A fire in west Edmonton Monday morning was fatal, Edmonton Fire Rescue Services has confirmed.

Firefighters were called to 183 Street and 77 Avenue at 6:40 a.m. and were on scene in five minutes.

It is unknown if anyone else was inside the house.

Heavy smoke was seen coming from the building still at 8 a.m.

Police aren't saying much about the incident but said the death appeared to be non-criminal in nature.

It was the second residential fire crews were called to Monday morning: A fire in a townhouse complex in south Edmonton displaced a family.