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Ocala vehicle fire extinguished in three minutes
Ocala, FL. On December 14th, Ocala Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle fire at the nineteen hundred block of NW 29th Avenue. A battalion chief, a fire engine and rescue, as well as an inspector, were summoned to the scene of a vehicle fire which unfolded at approximately 2:52 a.m. The fire, initially thought to be a structure fire, due to the vehicle in flames being parked under a carport next to a mobile home, was contained to the point of origin and extinguished only three minutes after firefighters arrived. Thanks to the firefighters prompt attack, the flames were unable to spread to the adjacent home. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported.
South Manatee Engine 311 handles car fire
Just before sunset, dispatch received multiple calls of a car fire on 9th Street East and 52 Ave on December 12th. When fire units arrived, they found a well involved car fire on the shoulder of the road, which was threatening a nearby garage. Engine 311â€™s crew knocked the fire down and checked for extension to the structure.