Multiple crews respond to residential fire near Alachua

Press release from Alachua County

ALACHUA, Fla. – Today at approximately 3:01 p.m., several fire crews from High Springs, Lacrosse, and Alachua County Fire Rescue responded to NW 193rd St between High Springs and Alachua in NW Alachua County for a Residential Building Fire. 

The first-arriving Fire Engine found a single-family wood frame structure fully involved with fire. All occupants were out of the structure. The fire was contained to the building of origin, but it was a total loss. Several vehicles were also destroyed. There were no injuries. American Red Cross was contacted to assist the family.  

The Alachua County Fire Marshall was requested to help determine the cause. Alachua County Fire Rescue would like to remind everyone that when there is a fire, get out and stay out. It is also very important to make sure that your smoke detectors are functioning properly.