One dead in Mossy Head house fire

One person is dead after a house fire on Sexton Road Thursday afternoon. The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause. (Walton County Fire Rescue)

MOSSY HEAD, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - One person is dead after a house fire in Mossy Head Wednesday afternoon.

Walton County Fire Rescue officials say they were called to a home on Sexton Road just before 4 p.m. They say a neighbor saw smoke and flames coming from the home.

According to officials, the neighbor, believing someone may be inside, tried to get into the home but couldn't due to the flames.

A body was found inside the home after the fire was put out.

The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

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