CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Fire Department tells NBCCharlotte one person died in a structure fire in northeast Charlotte Wednesday afternoon.

CFD sent 27 firemen to the scene of the fire in the 5100 block of Poplar Springs Drive.

Authorities tell NBCCharlotte there is one confirmed fatality. The victim has been identified as Jin Hee Daniels.

It's not yet known if there were other people inside the home at the time of the fire, or if there were any injuries.

A dog also died in the fire.

The fire department says disregarded smoking materials caused the fire.

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