Firefighters battle townhome blaze

Residents evacuated from homes


LONGWOOD, Fla. – Seminole County firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire that started in a townhouse Saturday morning.

Firefighters were called to the townhouses at 115 Starling Lane in Longwood around 9:15 a.m. Saturday.

Firefighters said when they got to the area, they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the windows of a bottom floor unit.

Firefighters said the flames extended into a neighboring unit and were finally extinguished before 10 a.m.

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