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Leesburg Fire Responds to Commercial Fire in Fruitland Park

By SEAN PARKER, Correspondent | April 27, 2021 | FLORIDA

Story No. 043021100

At approximately 12:30 AM, a passing EMS unit called into lake dispatch about possible seeing a building that appeared to be on fire. Leesburg engine 61 was first to arrive on scene and confirm a working building fire in a auto shop. Engine 61 went into fast attack mode with a 2 1/2 inch hand line. Forcible entry was required through the front door along with one garage rollup door. Leesburg Engine 62 arrived on scene second and came up for manpower while the engineer handled water supply. The fire involved approximately 50% of the building and two vehicles suffered damage. No injuries reported.

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