Winter Haven, Florida -- Winter Haven Police are conducting a death investigation after a Winter Haven man died in a house fire.
Just before midnight on October 2, the Winter Haven Fire Department responded to a fire at the mobile home of Ellis Samuel Allison, Jr on Ixora Drive. The fire department was called by neighbors who saw smoke coming from Allison's home.
After the neighbors called 911 they knocked out a window and knocked out a window to get Allison out as he remained unresponsive. Other neighbors attempted to put the fire out until firefighters arrived.
Preliminary reports do not indicate foul play, however Winter Haven Police will conduct a death investigation while Winter Haven Fire Investigators and the State Fire Marshall's Office will conduct the fire investigation.