UPDATE: The victim, identified only as a male at this time, has died in the hospital.
Rankin County firefighters are battling a blaze in Florence Sunday morning after rescuing an occupant from the dwelling.
According to Rankin emergency operations Director Mike Word, the fire occurred in a mobile home at 138 Susan Street in Florence.
Richland Fire Department was first on scene, Word said. They made entry and were successful in locating and removing the occupant. Life-saving measures were taken in the yard until EMS arrived.
The victim has been transported to a local hospital via Pafford EMS.
Richland, Florence, and Cleary fire departments were still on scene as of 8:45 AM.