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Commercial Building and Two Cars Damaged by Fire in Fruitland Park

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

Story No. 043021100

FRUITLAND PARK, FL - At approximately 12:30 A.M. on April 27th, a passing EMS unit called into lake dispatch about possibly seeing a building that appeared to be on fire. Leesburg Engine 61 was the first to arrive on scene and confirmed a working building fire in an auto shop. Engine 61 went into fast attack mode with a two-and-a-half 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 were reported.

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