NORTH PORT, Fla. — A man and four animals were found deceased in a North Port home after a fire Saturday.
North Port Fire Rescue responded to the 3800 block of Trenton Lane at 12:10 p.m.
When firefighters arrived they didn't see a fire on the outside, but once they were inside they saw a fire was extinguished.
Responders found a man in a rear bedroom, two cats and two dogs deceased inside the home.
North Port Fire believes the fire started in the kitchen area of the single-story home.
North Port Fire adds there were no smoking alarms present and a joint investigation by the North Port Police Department and the State Fire Marshal is underway .
This is developing and FOX 4 will update you as we learn more.