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Firefighters rescue man from burning home at Seminole County apartments

Cause of fire under investigation at Fountain Place

CASSELBERRY, Fla. – Firefighters pulled a man from his burning home early Tuesday after a fire broke out at a Seminole County apartment complex, officials said.

The fire was reported at the Fountain Place apartments, east of U.S. 17-92 near Casselberry.

The fire started in the bedroom of the man's second-floor unit. Another tenant coming home from work around 2 a.m. saw smoke and pulled a fire alarm, the property manager said. Another resident called 911.

Firefighters arrived and rescued the man, who was taken to a hospital. His condition is not known.

A second unit was damaged in the fire.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.


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