A 72-year-old man is dead after a house fire in Guelph on Pauline Avenue.

He died in hospital after Guelph Police and Guelph Fire arrived to the fully engulfed home, on Christmas night, close to 11:00 p.m.

The cause of the fire remains under investigating, and police would like to speak to anyone with information.

Contact Detective Constable Chris Probst at 519-824-1212 ext. 342. Crime Stoppers, at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Online at www.crimestoppersguelphwellington.com.