Overland Park man dies after firefighters pull him from burning home on Nieman Road

Firefighters exit a home on Nieman Road Thursday morning after getting a house fire under control. A man in his 70s was pulled from the home and later died at a nearby hospital, according to fire officials. Investigators are still looking into a potential cause of the fire. Image via Overland Park Fire Department.

A 77-year-old man has died after being rescued from a house fire late Thursday morning in Overland Park, according to fire officials.

Firefighters from the Overland Park and Lenexa fire departments were called to the house at 11508 Nieman Road at 11:02 a.m.