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Man dies after being rescued from burning Jacksonville home

March 18, 2020 GMT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man has died after firefighters in Jacksonville rescued from his burning home, officials said Wednesday.

Firefighters found heavy smoking coming from the home in the Lake Forest community about 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jacksonville Fire and Rescue officials said.

After an initial search that turned up no one in the home, firefighters found the man, the Florida Times-Union reported

He was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The man’s name and age have not been released.