West Toledo garage fire turns fatal

Fire crews battled a fire at this house on Welker Avenue on May 7, 2012.

A man rescued from a house fire by Toledo crews died on Monday morning.

Fire crews were dispatched to a home on Welker Avenue around 10 a.m. Crews report the blaze started in the garage and then spread to the back of the house.

The fire victim, whose identity was not immediately released, was transported to Toledo Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

Investigators at the scene told WNWO that the fire has not been ruled an arson and that the investigation is ongoing.