LOUDON (WATE) – A Loudon County man died in a house fire Wednesday afternoon.

The fire was reported around 2:30 p.m. at 17735 Vonore Road. The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office says Richard Todd Dirksen, 60, was killed in the fire. He lived alone and was the only person in the house.

An autopsy has been performed. The sheriff’s office and the Tennessee Bomb and Arson Division are investigating the fire. No other details have been released.