Gas station catches fire near Altamonte Springs

No injuries reported


ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – A fire burned a gas station Thursday morning near Altamonte Springs.

The fire broke out at the RaceTrac at 484 S. State Road 434 near Maitland Boulevard at about 8:30 a.m.

White smoke could be seen billowing into the sky. Officials said no one was injured and the station was evacuated.

A witness said the store, not the area by the gas pumps, caught fire.

Seminole and Longwood firefighters battled the blaze. The fire was extinguished before 10:30 a.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

No other details have been released.