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LFD Crews Respond to a Building Fire of Multi-Family Dwelling

By STEPHANIE LEWIS, Correspondent | September 03, 2021 | FLORIDA

Story No. 090721104

Lakeland, FL ā€“ Lakeland Fire Department (LFD) received a call for a building fire at approximately 12:50 AM on Sept. 3. Upon arrival to the multi-family dwelling located at 912 Missouri Ave S, crews observed heavy smoke and fire from the building.

Fire crews worked aggressively to extinguish the fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation; however, it does not appear to be suspicious. All occupants/residents escaped unharmed.

Responding to the scene were 9 LFD units. Patrol units from Lakeland Police Department (LPD) and 1 Polk County Fire Rescue Medic Unit (PCFR) were also on scene. No firefighter injuries were reported.

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