Man Found Dead After Olive Road Kitchen Fire

March 19, 2015

One person was pronounced deceased following a reported kitchen fire in Escambia County Wednesday.

About 2:30 p.m., firefighters responded to the 300 block of Esast Olive Road. Firefighters did not find any flames when they arrived on scene, but they did find a pot of food on the stove with heavy smoke.

As they searched the residence, a male patient was found face down and unresponsive. Rescue crews performed CPR and the man was taken to West Florida Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to a county spokesperson.

According to the battalion chief, the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office are investigating.


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