JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — UPDATE 8:14 p.m. An elderly man has died after a house fire broke out on the 1500 block of Domas Drive according to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.
Crews arrived within four minutes of receiving a call and put out the flames in the area.
They found the man unresponsive inside.
He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
An investigation revealed that the fire started because the man had lit a cigarette at the same time as he was using his oxygen mask.
Crews have responded to the same area several times.
If you or someone you know uses an oxygen tank at home, review this guide provided by COPDFoundation.org to prevent fires and other hazards.
A person has been transported to the hospital with critical injuries after a fire broke out in an Arlington neighborhood Sunday evening according to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.
Crews from JFRD arrived at the 1500 block of Domas Drive in response to smoke showing in the area.
An investigator has been requested to find the cause of the fire.
This is a developing story that will be updated once more information becomes available.
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