MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tragedy in a Homestead neighborhood after a fire tears through a family’s home, leaving one dead.

“It’s so quiet over here. Sometimes it’s so quiet you have to go outside and look to make sure what’s going on,” said Willie Robinson.

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But when Robinson walked outside Tuesday afternoon, it was clear to him something was wrong.

Crews responded to a house fire along NW 18th St. in Homestead just after 1 p.m.

Firefighters were able to get the fire under control but did confirm that a person inside did not survive.

Neighbor Sandra Nesbitt said she’s there to offer help and support to the victim’s family in any way she can.

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“The outpour will be amazing. He has always been there for the community. I know everyone is going to wrap their arms around him,” Nesbitt said.

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Because someone died, the Miami-Dade Police Department’s homicide unit is also investigating.

The cause of the fire is still not known.

“It’s heartbreaking when it hits close to home,” Nesbitt said.

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The name of the victim of that fire has not yet been released.