Updated: Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013, 3:49 PM CST
Published : Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013, 3:49 PM CST
LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say one person was found dead following a central Florida house fire.
Polk County Fire and Rescue reports that the Lake Wales home was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived early Wednesday morning. It took about two hours to get the blaze under control.
The Ledger (http://bit.ly/XGVR09) reports that rescuers found books, magazines, purses, clothing and other possessions stacked in layers throughout the 1,200-square-foot house and attached garage.
The victim's name wasn't immediately released. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Information from: The Ledger (Lakeland, Fla.), http://www.theledger.com