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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Ocala firefighters battle fire at mobile home park

Ocala firefighters rushed to a local mobile home park on Wednesday morning after receiving reports of a residential structure fire.

Shortly after 10:30 a.m., several Ocala Fire Rescue units were dispatched to Country Town Village located at 2580 SE 1st Avenue. As crews neared the scene, they observed a column of black smoke rising from a mobile home, according to OFR.

Ocala Fire Rescue mobile home fire at Country Town Village on November 8, 2023
Smoke rising from a mobile home at Country Town Village as firefighters combat the flames inside the structure (Photo: Ocala Fire Rescue)

In less than five minutes, the first fire truck arrived at the residence, and firefighters saw flames coming out of the windows in the area of the mobile home’s porch and living room.

The mobile home’s occupants had safely exited the residence prior to the arrival of firefighters.

Ocala Fire Rescue mobile home fire at Country Town Village on November 8, 2023
Smoke continues to rise from the mobile home as firefighters battle the blaze (Photo: Ocala Fire Rescue)

OFR crews quickly sprang into action and utilized several hose lines to attack the flames from multiple sides. The fire was extinguished by 10:43 a.m.

Ocala Fire Rescue mobile home fire at Country Town Village on November 8, 2023
The fire was quickly extinguished by OFR crews on Wednesday morning (Photo: Ocala Fire Rescue)

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, according to OFR.

There were no injuries reported.

The Ocala Police Department and Marion County Fire Rescue also responded to the mobile home on Wednesday morning.