• Flames rekindle after Merritt Island house fire extinguished

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    MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. - Hours after flames were extinguished overnight, a fire at a Merritt Island home rekindled early Thursday morning.

    When crews arrived at the home Wednesday night, it was fully engulfed, officials said.

    Residents and pets were able to safely get of the home before the roof collapsed, crews said.

    There cause of the blaze is under investigation.

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