• Man, 62, dies in Marion County house fire

    By: Jason Kelly


    MARION COUNTY, Fla. - A 62-year-old man died Wednesday evening in a house fire near the Anthony neighborhood, Marion County Fire Rescue said.

    Firefighters were called at about 9:15 p.m. to a home on Northeast 107th Place near Northeast 36th Avenue and Burbank Road that was engulfed in flames, MCFR spokesman James Lucas said.

    Photos: Marion County deadly house fire

    Firefighters discovered the victim's body in the home, Lucas said.

    His identity hasn't been released because his relatives haven't been notified of his death.

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    The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

    No other details were given.

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