The Leon County Sheriff's Office released the name of the man who was pulled from his burning house and later died.

体育在线365Marcus Jackson, 45, died after his house on Tower Woods Trail caught on fire early Wednesday morning. A woman who first responders also got out of the house remained in critical condition as of Friday afternoon. Her name has not been released.

Deputies responded to the fire after getting a call just before 1 a.m. Wednesday and found the house fully engulfed in flames. Deputies Da'Shaun Barnes and Dillon Smith pulled the woman out of the house, while firefighters got the man out.

体育在线365Both were taken to Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, where Jackson later died. 

体育在线365The Tallahassee Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal's Office are investigating the cause.

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