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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Firefighters set Marion Oaks home ablaze for live burn training

Marion Oaks residents can expect smoke in the area on Friday due to a live training burn that is being conducted by Marion County firefighters.

According to Marion County Fire Rescue, the intentional blaze was ignited inside a home located in the 500 block of Marion Oaks Manor.

Marion County Fire Rescue Marion Oaks training
MCFR crews are conducting a live training burn at a home in the 500 block of Marion Oaks Manor on February 9, 2024. (Photo: Marion County Fire Rescue)

Since the single-family home is set for destruction, MCFR crews are using the opportunity to conduct training burns at the residence throughout the day.

MCFR stated on social media that the live training will end once the structure has been “burned to the ground.”