UPDATE (3:30 p.m.) The Elmira Fire Department has confirmed to WENY News that one person was killed in the Wednesday morning fire on Elm Street. 

The fire is under investigation and officials say they won't be releasing additional information at this time. 

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - Police and fire officials are investigating a house fire on Elm Street. The fire broke out around 7:30 this morning.

By the time our reporter got to the scene, the road was blocked off and firefighters were still battling hot spots. There is heavy damage to the house.

WENY News is working with officials to find out more information as the investigation unfolds.