Man Dies in Mobile Home Fire

An Escatawpa man died in an early morning house fire Sunday. The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. at Big Oaks Trailer Park in Escatawpa.

Firefighters say the mobile home was engulfed in flames when they arrived on the scene. Two people lived in the home, but one was not there at the time of the fire. The other person died from smoke inhalation.

Firefighters believe a candle in the living room sparked Sunday morning's fire, but the incident is still under investigation. The name of the victim has not yet been released.