OPP are investigating a house fire northeast of Clinton that claimed the life of a man Friday night.

Huron OPP say one of their members on patrol was alerted to the fire at a two-storey farmhouse near the community of Londesborough by witnesses around 10:30 p.m.

The North Huron Fire Department responded within minutes of the call.

The home was engulfed when firefighters arrived.

After searching the home, firefighters found a man deceased.

Police have identified the deceased as 62-year-old Brian Radford of Central Huron.

The Huron OPP Crime Unit, OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit and the Ontario Office of the Fire Marshal are all investigating.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact OPP.