1 killed, 2 escaped house fire in Ruskin
Elderly man dies in house fire in Ruskin; 2 roommates escape
RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — Fire officials are investigating a house fire in Ruskin that killed an elderly man.
Hillsborough County Fire Rescue identifies the victim as 81-year-old Filiberto Morquecho. He and his two roommates were home at the time of the early Sunday morning fire, but authorities say the two other men were able to get out when the fire started.
Morquecho's body was found inside the home.
The Fire Marshall's Office will determine the cause of the fire.
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