Man hospitalized after Virginia Beach mobile home fire dies

Posted at 9:34 PM, Oct 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-25 19:37:30-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A man hospitalized after a structure fire in the 1200 block of Baker Road on Tuesday night died Wednesday.

Crews with the Virginia Beach Fire Department were dispatched to the scene around 8:20 p.m. to find a mobile home in flames.

The 59-year-old man was rescued from the fire and transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he died Wednesday afternoon.

A pet dog and a pet bird were found dead inside the trailer.

Firefighters called the fire under control at 8:35 p.m.

According to fire officials, the fire has been determined to be accidental and originated in one of the bedrooms.

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