State Fire Marshal investigating Leesburg apartment fire

LEESBURG, Fla. — The State fire marshal is investigating a fire at a Leesburg apartment complex Thursday afternoon.

Leesburg Fire Rescue said it responded to reports of smoke from a building at the Hope Springs Apartments just after 2 p.m.


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When firefighters arrived on scene, they saw smoke coming from a second-story apartment and quickly began working to put out the fire.

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Fire officials said the fire is believed to have started in a bedroom.

There were no injuries reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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