Woman, dog found dead in Hunter’s Creek house fire

Cause of death unknown

Orange County Fire Rescue responded to a house fire on Chalfont Drive. (News 6)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A person and a dog were found dead Thursday afternoon during a house fire in Hunter’s Creek, Orange County Fire Rescue said.

The fire was reported at about noon on the 4600 block of Chalfont Drive.

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Crews arrived to find flames and smoke coming from the home and began their work to extinguish the fire. Records show once the fire was knocked down, a person was pulled from the home.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office later identified the victim as Jelena Jovik, 36.

Firefighters have not said what caused the flames.