Emergency services were called to a house on fire in Wilshire Court in Endeavour Hills around 6.30pm yesterday.
Firefighters were on the scene within six minutes and found the whole house was already overtaken by fire, according to Fire Rescue Victoria.
They searched the home and evacuated a woman in her 70s who was found inside.
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She was taken to Dandenong Hospital for observation.
A man was found dead inside the house.
Firefighters brought the fire under control in 29 minutes.
Police are investigating the incident.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au
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