The fire began around 2 p.m. in the 2400 block of Bock Road near Jeffco Blvd.
One man has died in an afternoon house fire in the 2400 block of Bock Road near Jeffco Blvd. in Arnold. The name of the man has not been released Firefighters told KSDK-TV the man was overcome with smoke when the fire began around 2 p.m. this afternoon. The cause of the fire is unknown. According to KMOV-TV, frefighters were able to put out the blaze, but the home sustained heavy damage. Patch has calls into Maj. Nick McBroom, of the Arnold Police Department, and Ron Harder, a spokesman for the Rock Community Fire Protection District. We also have a reporter at the scene and will provide more information as soon as it's available.