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Fire breaks out at historic Putnam Hotel in DeLand

Firefighters call blaze suspicious

DeLAND, Fla. – A fire broke out Sunday night at an historic, abandoned hotel in DeLand.

The fire was reported at the vacant Putnam Hotel.

DeLand Fire Chief Dan Hanes said the fire was located on the top floors of the hotel. No injuries were reported.

Officials are not sure what caused the fire and are terming it suspicious for now.

Volusia County Fire Rescue, Deltona firefighters, Orange City Fire Department and Volusia County EMS were called to the hotel

According to the Daytona Beach News-Journal, the Putnam Hotel was recently bought for $1 million. 

The city of DeLand's official Facebook page posted a video of the building on fire. 

You can see the video below. 

Fire at the Putnam, units on scene.

Posted by City of DeLand, FL on Sunday, April 29, 2018

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