The Clay County Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fatal structure fire in Middleburg Florida on Thursday.

Firefighters responded to 2050 Candlewood Court around 3 a.m. Initial reports from neighbors indicated that a mobile home was fully engulfed and that it was unknown if someone was inside.

Over 20 firefighters responded with the initial Clay Hill Station, arriving in just 7 minutes. Crews found a mobile home on fire and discovered later that there was a person inside who didn't make it out.

The Florida State Fire Marshalls Office is investigating the cause of this fire. At this time we do not know the identity of the deceased.