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Friday, June 11, 2021

Ocala Fire Rescue responds to fire in The Lagoons

Ocala Fire Rescue responded to a fire in the vicinity of NW 8th Avenue and NW 14th Street, earlier today.

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Wildland fire in The Lagoons

At 10:53 a.m. Engines 1, 3, 5, and 7, Rescue 1, Tower 1, Battalion Chief 11, and a Safety Officer were dispatched to the scene of a fire in the area known as The Lagoons. Units arrived to find heavy smoke and flames making their way through the tree line.

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Ocala Fire Rescue responded to a fire in The Lagoons on Tuesday, June 1

The fire was called under control at 12:02 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

Ocala Police Department, Marion County Fire Rescue, and the Division of Forestry also responded.