A man died in a house fire in Harborcreek Saturday morning. 

Firefighters say the fire started around 6:30 A.M at 6071 Buffalo Road.

They found 57-year-old Paul Markiewicz dead inside the house. Police say he lived in the house alone with a pet dog. The dog survived the fire.  

The fire was contained to one home and no other properties were damaged.

State police are looking into the fire's cause, but the Erie County coroner says it's being investigated as an accident.

Firefighters say the house is a total loss.