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Man who died in Emmett house fire identified

UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 2:31 p.m.

BOISE – Emmett officials have identified the man who died in a house fire.

KBOI-TV reported the man was identified as Eric Brockbank.

Emmett City Fire Chief Curt Christensen said crews responded to the Thursday house fire within minutes, but were not able to reach the person who lived at the residence.

A dog was also inside the house at the time of the fire. It was given CPR and is recovering.

The fire chief said the man lived alone, and does not appear to have any family in the area.