Port Orange mobile home fire could be domestic violence-related arson, police say

Port Orange police say Landis Avenue home is active crime scene

One person was hurt in a mobile home fire in Port Orange. Authorities are treating the fire as a crime scene.
One person was hurt in a mobile home fire in Port Orange. Authorities are treating the fire as a crime scene.

PORT ORANGE, Fla. – A woman was injured early Thursday in a fire at a mobile home in Port Orange and the State Fire Marshall is investigating the incident as a possible case of domestic violence arson.

The fire was reported on Landis Avenue at 3:31 a.m., according to Port Orange police.

The owner of the home said he woke up and saw the woman’s legs on fire.

The woman, who’s a tenant at the home, was taken to a Halifax Hospital for treatment.

Investigators determined the fire was suspicious and called the State Fire Marshall to assist. At this time, investigator said they believe the fire was tied to a domestic violence incident and was arson.

The investigation is ongoing.

The home is likely a total loss, according to officials.


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