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Jul 17, 3:00 AM EDT

Man dead following house fire


CITRA, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say a man is dead following a north Florida house fire.

Marion County Fire Rescue reports that firefighters responded to the Citra home Wednesday afternoon. The 40-year-old man was found unresponsive inside.

Rescue workers took the man to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Officials say six people lived in the home, but the victim was the only one there at the time of the fire.

The Ocala Star-Banner ( http://goo.gl/xwqGNC ) reports that the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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Information from: Ocala (Fla.) Star-Banner, http://www.starbanner.com/

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