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2 die in mobile home fire near Lakeland

Passing motorist saw flames called 911

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LAKELAND, Fla. – Two people died in a fire at a mobile home in Lakeland, officials said.

A motorist saw the flames and called 911 early Wednesday. Polk County Fire Rescue crews put out the fire and found the bodies inside.

The names of the victims have not been released. Authorities said they don't know how the fire started.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office and the State Fire Marshal's Office will investigate.