Former tennis player James Blake's home destroyed by fire, four found dead
Four people were found dead inside a large home belonging to former professional tennis player James Blake after a fire, reports WTSP.com. According to a tweet from the Hillsborough County Sherriff's Office, the fire was started intentionally.
Firefighters responded to a 911 call around 5:45 a.m. this morning, a report from WTSP.com says.
According to the Tampa Tribune, the home was being rented out and Blake was not inside of the 5,856 square-foot Tampa mansion when the fire broke out.
The identities of the individuals found have not be released, but the sheriff's office tweeted that fireworks were found in the home.
Blake won seven tournament during his career on the ATP tour and retired last August.
UPDATE/FIRE: various fireworks discovered throughout the house, fire was started intentionally. — HCSO (@HCSOSheriff) May 7, 2014