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Woman dies after 2 pulled from house fire in Mayport, police say

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A woman pulled from a home that caught fire Friday night on Cypress Landing Drive in Mayport later died, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said.

A second woman pulled out of the house was in serious condition.

The fire department first posted about the fire at about 8:50 p.m.

The women, one in her 60s and the other in her 80s, were found unconscious in the home, police said. They were taken to a local hospital, where one of the women died. Police did not release the age of the victim who died.

The fire marshal was called in to investigate the cause of the fire, which appears to have started in the kitchen of the home.

Investigators do not suspect foul play or arson at this time, but the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500.