Police are investigating after a fire broke out inside a home at 2831 Taylor Street in Hollywood around 5 p.m., killing one man inside.

Neighbors said the man that lived at the home for 12 years was in his 60s. He had a roommate who was at work at the time of the fire.

Neighbors said there was thick smoke coming from inside the home and they tried to get inside to help the man, but did not make it in time.

It is unclear what caused the fire.

Anyone with any information on this fire is asked to call the Hollywood Police Department at 954-967-HELP.