Home destroyed in early morning fire in Ocala

OCALA, Fla. — An Ocala home was destroyed in an early morning fire Tuesday.

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Ocala Fire Rescue said they were called to a house fire in the 700 block of Northwest 23rd Avenue just after 5 a.m.

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When fire crews arrived at the scene, they found the two-story home engulfed in flames.

Firefighters said they were able to bring the fire under control within minutes of getting on the scene.

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Officials said the home appears to have been vacant at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.