2 chased from Melbourne Beach home after early morning fire

Crews called to home on Magnolia Avenue around 4:30 a.m.


MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. – Flames tore through the roof of a Melbourne Beach home early Monday morning.

The fire happened at a home on Magnolia Avenue. Firefighters received the call around 4:30 a.m.

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Crews from several fire departments, including Indialantic and Brevard County Fire Rescue, were called to battle the flames.

Brevard County Fire Rescue said two people inside the home were able to escape safely but said the house is a complete loss, according to News 6 partner Florida Today.

This is a developing story and will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.

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