Crews knock down fire at Leesburg home, officials say

No injuries were reported

Fire damaged a home on Dixie Avenue in Leesburg (Leesburg Fire Rescue)

LEESBURG, Fla. – A fire damaged a home in Leesburg on Sunday afternoon, according to a Facebook post from Leesburg Fire Rescue.

Fire officials said they responded to a home on Dixie Avenue in Lake County in reference to a working fire.

A photo posted on Facebook shows flames and smoke shooting from what appears to be the front of the residence.

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Two units worked to complete an interior attack and primary search officials said. They reported the fire was mostly contained to a single room, but other parts of the building suffered smoke damage.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

No injuries were reported.

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