Lake County

Lake County firefighters battle blaze after possible arson at home

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — Firefighters in Lake County responded to a fire at a home in Montverde overnight.

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Lake County and Clermont firefighters were called around 11:10 p.m. Saturday for a fire at a home with people still inside.


As crews arrived at the home on 4th Street in Montverde, flames and smoke could be seen rising out.

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Crews worked together to battle the blaze after two people were evacuated from inside the home.

Firefighters stayed on site for hours to ensure the fire was out.

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Officials said an investigation is underway and the fire is believed to have been arson.

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