Tampa man dies after RV fire

Tampa, Florida -- A man has died from burn injuries after a fire at a RV resort in Tampa.

Hillsborough County fire crews reportedly found a camper at the Bay Bayou RV Park engulfed in flames and Elfton Mace sitting outside with burn injuries on Saturday. Two neighbors reportedly helped rescue Mace from inside the camper, moved him to a safe location, and waited for fire crews to arrive.

Firefighters fought the flames while a medical rescue unit treated Mace. He was then taken to a trauma center.

Fire rescue crews extinguished the flames within minutes, preventing damage to adjacent RVs or other campers.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. Elfton Mace later died from his injuries


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