The victim is 47 year old Scott Cramer, who was discovered unconscious inside the home on Sandpit Road in Alexander. The Genesee County Sheriff's Office says Cramer was housesitting for the home's owner.
The fire was discovered just after 10 p.m. Sunday night. When firefighters arrived flames were shooting out of the front of the home.
Cramer was taken to United Memorial Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators believe the cause of the fire was an electrical problem inside the home.