JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WHAS11) – Investigators are looking to determine the cause of a Tuesday night house fire that claimed the life of a man.

Fire crews were called to a home at 9th and French Streets just after 8 p.m.

Upon arrival, firefighters say heavy smoke and flames engulfed the home.

Firefighters also discovered the remains of a man in the living room of the home.

"Two of my other neighbors went around the back of the house and tried to bust the window out to get to him by that time the smoke was so bad and flames and we started hearing popping sounds so we came back and ran around," Lisa Stevens, a neighbor, said.

The victim has not yet been identified.