TOWN OF ELLICOTT, NY — A man was found dead inside a residence that caught fire early Saturday morning in the Town of Ellicott, according to Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office.

The Falconer Fire Department responded to the blaze at 3730 Wilson Hollow Rd. at 7:14 a.m.

The man was found dead inside the home and was taken to Erie County Medical Center so an autopsy can be performed.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time.