Man found dead in house fire

Firefighters find body after blaze extinguished

Author: Lisa McDonald, Assignment Editor, lmcdonald@wkmg.com
Published On: Jul 29 2012 12:37:19 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 30 2012 06:25:20 AM EDT
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DEBARY, Fla. -

Volusia County Sheriff's investigators along with Orange City and Volusia County firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in DeBary where the body of an adult man was found inside the charred home.

Firefighters were called out to the home at  at 54 West Highbanks Road around  9:19 Sunday morning, after a passerby spotted flames coming from the windows of the home, deputies said.

Firefighters began to put out the blaze and when they went inside, the found the body of the man inside, deputies said

Deputies said they are conducting a death investigation while the cause of the fire is being investigated by the State Fire Marshal's Office.