• Firefighters investigate cause of massive house fire

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    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Firefighters are investigating what caused a massive house fire in Southeast Orange County.

    The house off Kirby Smith Road was engulfed in flames around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

    Fire rescue said the home was vacant. The roof collapsed.

    According to Orange County Fire Rescue, the fire may have been started by lightning.

    Firefighters were worried the fire could spread to other nearby homes because of falling embers.

    They said one firefighter was transported due to dehydration.

    The state fire marshal will investigate.


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