A mobile home caught fire in Charles County, Md. (Courtesy of Charles County Volunteer Fire/Courtesy of Charles County Volunteer Fire)

A man is dead after a fire at a mobile home in Charles County, Md., Wednesday morning, authorities said.

The fire happened in the 1700 block of Marshall Hall Road, about five miles from Indian Head Highway in the La Plata, Md.

The man's name was not released, pending the notification of relatives. The cause of the fire is under investigation, according to Bill Smith with Charles County Fire and EMS.

Smith said when firefighters arrived they found the man just inside the home and brought him outside. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was in the home.