BROOKSVILLE — The State Fire Marshall and Hernando County Sheriff's Office are investigating the cause of a house fire that took a 55-year-old man's life on Sunday.
Hernando County Fire Rescue and the Brooksville Fire Department responded at about 7:15 p.m. to a house fire at 821 Twigg St., according to the fire rescue. Amos Dorvil was found dead inside the house.
Neighbors had initially reported smoke and flames from the single-story home, authorities said. The city fire department arrived within five minutes.
One city firefighter suffered a heat-exhaustion related injury and was taken to the Bayfront Brooksville Hospital for evaluation, authorities said.
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