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Nov 28, 11:55 AM EST

1 dead, 1 injured in early morning fire near Tampa


ODESSA, Fla. (AP) -- Fire officials say one person has died and another is injured following a fire at a mobile home near Tampa.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue officials said in a news release that flames were shooting through the roof of the double wide mobile home when they arrived early Monday morning.

Firefighters found one person dead inside the home. The fire destroyed the mobile home and spread to nearby homes. One person was injured in a neighboring home. That person was taken to a hospital. Officials say the victim's condition is improving.

There was no word on how the fire started.

An investigation is underway.

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