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February 26, 2018 5:28 pm

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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.

Volusia County Sheriff's Office

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