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Ocala Fire Rescue Responds to Wildland Fire in The Lagoons

By OCALA FIRE RESCUE, Correspondent | June 01, 2021 | FLORIDA

Story No. 060421104

OCALA, FL - On June 1st, Ocala Fire Rescue responded to a fire in the vicinity of NW 8th Avenue and NW 14th Street. At 10:53 A.M., Engines 1, 3, 5 and 7, Rescue 1, Tower 1, Battalion Chief 11, and a Safety Officer were dispatched to the scene of a wildland fire in the area known as "The Lagoons". Units arrived to find heavy smoke and flames making their way through the tree line. The fire was declared under control at 12:02 P.M., with no injuries reported. Ocala Police Department, Marion County Fire Rescue, and the Division of Forestry also responded.

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