• Officials investigate whether 2 Sanford fires are connected


    SANFORD, Fla. - The Fire Marshal's Office said it's investigating the cause of a house fire in Sanford Monday.

    The fire broke out at about 4 a.m. Monday on 9th Street and Palmetto Avenue and spread to a detached garage, officials said.

    The fire destroyed both properties, which were unoccupied, officials said.

    Also, officials said another fire broke out less than a block away along Sanford Avenue.

    Officials are investigating whether the fires are connected.

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