Firefighters kept fire from spreading through house

Ocala, Florida — On December 18, Marion County Fire Rescue crews from several south west county stations responded to 8156 Southwest 100th Street Road, Ocala, in reference to a residential fire.

According to officials, EMS 100 arrived on scene, took command, and quickly evaluated the perimeter of the home.

MCFR Public Information Officer James P. Lucas said that smoke and flames were coming from the “Florida room” when units arrived.

Firefighters from units EMS100, E31, E32, E24, Sq21, R20, T24, Div1, DC4, and A103 were able to quickly extinguish the fire, which kept it from spreading into the main portion of the residence.

Lucas said that the cause of the fire is unknown and is currently under investigation by the Florida State Fire Marshal.

No injuries were reported.