3 escape DeLand house fire

Pickup truck also torched in blaze

Published On: Feb 04 2013 06:34:31 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 04 2013 06:48:44 AM EST
DeLAND, Fla. -

Three people escaped a fire that ignited in a bedroom of a DeLand home.

The fire broke out around 4:20 a.m. Monday at a house on Lake Ruby Road.

Fire officials said the blaze began in a bedroom and spread to the attic.  A pickup truck next to the house was also torched.

The house sustained major smoke and water damage.

The Red Cross will assist the three who were in the home.

The state fire marshal will investigate the cause of the blaze.

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