Marion County

Fire destroys tractor supply building in Marion County

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — Marion County firefighters battled a large blaze at a tractor supply store early Thursday morning.

Firefighters said they were called to Ocala Tractor on U.S. Highway 441 just before 4 a.m.


Heavy flames were seen coming from the attic, and firefighters said the conditions deteriorated rapidly.

It took firefighters an hour and 20 minutes to get the fire under control. A total of 29 units and 58 firefighters responded to the scene.

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The origin and cause of the fire remain under investigation by Florida state and Marion County Fire Rescue investigators.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.

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