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Monday, December 5, 2022

Ocala firefighters extinguish vehicle fire on SW 44th Avenue

Ocala firefighters were dispatched to the 1200 block of SW 44th Avenue on Tuesday afternoon after receiving reports of a vehicle fire.

On Tuesday, shortly after 12:35 p.m., Ocala Fire Rescue units consisting of Engine 3 and Rescue 2 arrived on scene and observed a Kia Soul that was engulfed in flames. According to OFR, the Kia Soul’s occupants had exited the vehicle and were standing a safe distance away.

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A pre-connected hose line from OFR’s Engine 3 unit was used to combat the fire (Photo courtesy of Ocala Fire Rescue)

Firefighters utilized Engine 3’s pre-connected hose line to attack the fire, and crew members continued to douse the flames until the fire was extinguished.

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Smoke rises as a firefighter douses the vehicle with water (Photo courtesy of Ocala Fire Rescue)
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A firefighter spraying the vehicle’s engine with water (Photo courtesy of Ocala Fire Rescue)
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A photo of the Kia Soul after the flames were extinguished by firefighters (Photo courtesy of Ocala Fire Rescue)

There were no injuries reported.