One person was killed Monday morning, r'l, after a fire broke out in a building in the Geulah neighborhood of Jerusalem.

The fire was reported in an apartment building on Avodat Yisrael Street Monday morning, in the Geulah neighborhood near Meah Sharim.

Fire and rescue teams were dispatched to the scene along with emergency medical first responders.

A man roughly 30 years of age was found trapped inside the burning building, and was pulled from the building and treated by MDA paramedics.

The man, who was found unconscious, suffering from smoke inhalation and burns across his body.

Paramedics were forced to declare the man dead at the scene. Read more at Arutz-7