A devastating house fire broke out early this morning, resulting in one fatality and prompting a multi-agency response.

At approximately 6:32 a.m., Titusville Fire Department and Brevard County Fire Rescue were dispatched to a residence at 1755 Tonya Lane following reports of a structure fire.

Photo by Titusville Fire Department

Upon arrival, emergency crews witnessed heavy black smoke billowing from three sides of the home.

Firefighters quickly assisted one individual out of the burning home before making entry for fire suppression and a primary search of the premises.

Photo by Titusville Fire Department

After successfully extinguishing the blaze, a grim discovery was made: one person was found deceased inside the home.

Investigators from the Bureau of Fire, Arson & Explosives Investigations have been called to the scene to determine the cause of the fire, which remains under investigation.

One victim received on-scene assistance but did not require hospital transport. No additional injuries were reported. Titusville Police Department Florida also provided assistance during the incident.

No further information is available at this time.

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