The cause of an apartment fire in Putnam County is still under investigation after a man was found unresponsive by rescuers Tuesday.

Officials say the apartment complex on Benton Young Road started around 1 p.m.

While Putnam County firefighters were in the building putting out the fire, they found an unresponsive 57-year-old man.

The man was transported to Cookeville Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Officials say the cause of the fire is still under investigation. The victim's cause of death is also pending until an autopsy is completed.

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