WESTMINSTER, Md. (WJZ) —A man has died after a blaze at a Westminster home Friday afternoon.

According to the Maryland State Fire Marshall’s office, a retired Baltimore County firefighter and a Carroll County Sheriff’s deputy were the first to arrive on the scene of a fire at a home in the 1200 block of Naugahyde Road around 12:46 p.m.

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They pulled the victim from the home and began CPR until fire crews arrived a took over, but the man in his 70s was pronounced dead around 1:19 p.m.

The house was completely engulfed in flames and it took 40 firefighters to get the blaze under control.

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Crews are still on the scene and the cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

This story is developing. Stick with CBS Baltimore.com for the latest information.

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