Fire in Hamilton kills one

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - One person has died in a house fire in Hamilton.

Flames broke out around 7 a.m. in the 500 block of Rockford Drive.

Firefighters responded to the scene and transported one person to the hospital. The Butler County coroner tells FOX19 that person has died.

The victim has been identifed as Jason Fields, 32.

Damage is estimated at $35,000. Investigators believe the cause of the fire may have been careless smoking.