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Marion County and Ocala firefighters battle roaring blaze at local car lot

Firefighters from Marion County and Ocala battled a structure fire Thursday night at a local car lot.

One person seriously injured as flames rip through Belleview auto repair shop

Crews from Marion County Fire Rescue battled a roaring blaze Wednesday morning that destroyed a Belleview auto repair shop and left one person seriously injured.

Flames destroyed several vehicles that were parked at the Top Tech auto repair shop on Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were dispatched at 6:46 a.m. to the fire at Top Tech, located at 12006 S.E. Hwy. 484. Multiple motorists called 911 to report the fire, with one caller on scene saying that someone was screaming for help.

Firefighters from Belleview Station #18 arrived in about two minutes and reported a commercial structure fully involved in flames. Engine 18’s crew quickly went into defensive mode, as the auto shop’s roof already was compromised, a report states.

Firefighters from Marion County Fire Rescue worked together Wednesday morning to tackle a fire that destroyed a Belleview auto repair shop on S.E. Hwy. 484.

Paramedics from Rescue 30 arrived a short time, declared a trauma alert and transported a patient to a local hospital. A battalion chief arrived and established command while completing an inspection of the fire area. The shift commander then called for a second alarm to have additional engine companies and firefighters respond to the blaze.

Crews from Spruce Creek Station #30, Villages Station #10, Shady Station #16, Anthony Station #1 and Rolling Greens Station #28 arrived on scene to battle the fire. The incident commander directed a coordinated fire attack, with firefighters working together to beat back the flames from all sides of the structure, the report says.

Firefighting crews from Belleview Station #18, Spruce Creek Station #30, Villages Station #10, Shady Station #16, Anthony Station #1 and Rolling Greens Station #28 were called to battle a blaze at an auto repair shop in Belleview on Wednesday morning.

Marion County firefighters worked to cut through garage doors so they could battle flames that swept through the Top Tech auto repair shop on Wednesday morning.

A primary search of the structure was completed, with no other victims being located. The fire was called under control at 7:22 a.m. The cause and origin of the blaze remain under investigation by the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

The fire at Top Tech in Belleview was reported Wednesday at 6:46 a.m. by multiple motorists who were driving past the auto report shop.

Marion County firefighters overhaul the fire scene and check for hot spots Wednesday morning after flames destroyed the Top Tech auto repair shop in Belleview.

Crews aboard firefighting apparatus from throughout Marion County were called to battle a fire at Top Tech in Belleview early Wednesday morning.

 

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