Published: Sep 13, 2010 4:02 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 13, 2010 1:02 PM EDT

LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) - A Suwannee County man died in a fire that destroyed his home.

Officials say 54-year-old Franklyn Burt Taylor was dead at the scene when firefighters arrived at his home early Thursday morning.

Officials say the fire likely began near a chair in the living room. It's possible that a lit cigarette started the blaze.

Taylor's body was taken to the medical examiner's office in Jacksonville for an autopsy.