A man's body was found inside a burning northeast Harris County home on Thursday afternoon.

The Harris County Fire Marshal's Office said the fire happened in the 7900 block of Willimette near Archwood about 1:30 p.m.

Detectives said an elderly man was found dead in a bedroom.

The man's wife was taken to a hospital after suffering smoke inhalation. She is expected to survive.

The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences will determine how the man died.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.