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Man Found Dead After House Fire in Lake Helen
A man was found dead inside a house after a fire today in Lake Helen, and Volusia County Sheriff’s Office detectives are conducting a death investigation.
The victim’s identity is not being released at this time pending positive identification.
The fire, located in a two-story wooden home in the 1000 block of Marion Street in Lake Helen, was reported at 9:44 a.m. A golf cart parked outside the home also caught fire and its gas tank could be heard exploding. Two vehicles, the golf cart and a utility shed also caught fire.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire. More information will be released when it becomes available.
Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352
Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151