Fatal home fire in Wesley Chapel

Pasco County Fire Rescue units responded to a fire at a mobile home Saturday morning.

WESLEY CHAPEL – Pasco County Fire Rescue responded to a fatal mobile home fire Saturday morning on the east side of Wesley Chapel.

According to a media alert, the incident occurred at a home in the 4000 block of Lado Drive, just south of State Road 54. Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 6:10 a.m. Upon arrival, crews reported a single-wide mobile home with heavy fire and smoke showing.

Two people were at home when the fire started and one of the occupants was able to escape. The other was found by firefighters during search efforts and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators from the Pasco County Fire Marshall's Office, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office and the Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigation were on scene to determine the cause of the fire.

No additional information has been released as of Saturday evening.