Hickory Township Volunteer Fire Department responded and found Taylor laying in an upstairs hallway.
Authorities said the fire started in the front left bedroom.
Alameda County firefighters extinguished the one-alarm blaze in about 10 minutes after arriving in the 17200 block of Via San Ardo at 6:37 p.m., according to fire department spokeswoman Aisha Knowles.
Investigators say the fire began in the basement then made its way to the main floor of the house.
Two people were hurt Sunday in a house fire in south suburban Lansing.
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Rutledge said firefighters continued to search for the man's wife who was believed to be unaccounted for at the time.
According to officials, crews were hampered by materials inside the home.
One occupant was taken to hospital in unstable condition, officials said.
Crews remained on the scene for several hours to ensure the fire was out. Her identity has not been publicly released by the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office.