A man and his dog died in a fire Thursday afternoon, Lake County Sheriff’s Office said.

  • A man and a dog were found dead in a RV fire in Clermont
  • There is a multi-department investigation into the fire

Rescue crews received a call around 3:45 p.m. Thursday to respond to a RV fire at the Thousand Trails RV Resort at 2110 U.S. Highway 27 in Clermont.

Upon arrival, only light smoke was seen inside the RV, where firefighters found the man, officials say. Rescue crews were unable to resuscitate the man.

Firefighters reportedly also found a deceased dog inside the RV.

The Lake County Fire Marshal, the State Fire Marshal and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the cause of the fire.

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