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Fire officials: Woman, infant die in Palm Bay house fire-


PALM BAY, Florida — Officials say a woman and a baby have died in a central Florida home.

Palm Bay Fire-Rescue spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez says a Waste Management worker making his rounds Friday morning saw smoke coming from a home in Palm Bay and called 911.

Firefighters found the woman and child inside the burning home. Both died at the scene.

Their names and ages have not been released.

The state fire marshal's office and police are investigating.

No further details were immediately available.

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