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Orange County Sheriff's Office

Man found dead in workshop after early morning fire

A man is dead following an early morning fire at a workshop near Orlando.

Fire officials say the fire started around 2 a.m. Wednesday behind a house in a neighborhood southeast of Orlando.

The Orlando Sentinel ( ) reports the man is in his 50s and often worked late into the night in his backyard workshop.

His body was found after firefighters put out the fire.

Investigators from the Orange County Sheriff's Office and the state fire marshal's office were at the scene. They haven't said how the fire started.


Information from: Orlando Sentinel,