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Large Defensive House Fire in Leesburg

By SEAN PARKER, Correspondent | June 06, 2021 | FLORIDA

Story No. 060721117

LEESBURG, FL - On the morning of June 6th at approximately 5:30 A.M., Station 63 was notified of a possible structure fire. Initially, L63 could not locate the correct address of the fire because the wrong address was called in. Once the correct address was figured out by crews, units arrived on scene to find a large residential home with heavy fire showing. The fire was deemed defensive and crews deployed multiple lines. Additional units were requested to the scene to assist with overhaul. The home was deemed a total loss. The homeowner was not home at the time of the fire. No firefighters were injured, and the fire is currently under investigation. Units on scene included Leesburg L63, E61, E62, BAT60, Tavares E28, E29, BAT28, LCFR E72, E71, SQ7, BAT20, and LEMS 161.

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