- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 12, 2017

DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man is dead following a house fire north of Tampa.

Pasco County Fire Rescue Division Chief Shawn Whited said in a news release that the fire broke out early Wednesday in a single story home.

When fire crews arrived, they found two occupants outside the home and were told a 67-year-old man was still inside.

Whited says firefighters found the man in a back bedroom. He was taken to a hospital where he died.

No firefighters were injured.

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