Man killed in Flagler County house fire


FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – The Flagler County Sheriff's office said a man was killed Saturday night when his house in the 40 block of Kentucky Avenue caught fire while he was asleep.

Authorities say two young children from the victim's home went to a neighbor's home at 8:44 p.m. and said their house was on fire and they couldn't wake up their father, who was still in the home. The neighbor went to the home, but couldn't go inside because of the fire and smoke.

Firefighters extinguished the fire and found the body of a man inside.

The home is considered a total loss.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the fire and the man's death.