Man dies after Fernandina Beach house fire

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. - A man died following an intense house fire in Nassau County.

The Fernandina Beach Fire Department reports that firefighters responded to the home early Sunday morning. Crews rushed into the home and pulled the man out.

The man, whose name wasn't immediately released, was taken for treatment but later died.

The fire, which took nearly two hours to extinguish, destroyed the home.

The Florida Times-Union reports that the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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