1 woman dead, another hurt after fire rips through Marion County home

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — Firefighters in Marion County battled another house fire Tuesday night.


The fire broke out around 6:30 p.m. at a home along SW 52nd Court near Ocala.

One woman did not survive the fire and that another woman was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries, according to Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

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A spokesperson for MCSO could not advise as to names or ages of either woman and said the agency was assisting the fire marshal’s office.

The extent of injuries to the surviving woman was unknown, and MCSO added that the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The blaze was the latest in several recent fires that Marion County Fire Rescue has had to contend with, including back-to-back fires on Christmas Day.

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No injuries were reported in either of those fires.

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