110 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
By Jen Horton
posted Feb 1, 2013 - 12:59:37pm
No one was hurt when an unoccupied single-wide mobile home caught fire this morning.
Volusia County spokeswoman Pat Kuehn said a call for a structure fire on 220 Carroll Ave. came in to dispatch at 10:35 a.m.
Kuehn said when firefighters arrived from Volusia County and DeLand, the mobile home was fully involved.
"It was a total loss," Kuehn said.
The State Fire Marshal is investigating.
It's unknown at 1 p.m. today whether anyone was hurt in a house fire on Carroll Avenue in DeLand today, Feb. 1.
The fire was called in to Volusia County dispatch at 10:36 a.m. David Buskirk, a Seminole County firefighter, was on his way home from work when he noticed the smoke plume.
Buskirk decided to go have a look, and arrived at the fire just as Volusia County Fire Services personnel began to pull hoses off their firetruck. The DeLand Fire Department arrived a few minutes later.
Buskirk said there was a crowd of people in the area watching the fire.
No information was immediately available about the amount of damage, injuries, or whether the home was occupied when the blaze broke out.
Carroll Avenue in this area forms the DeLand city boundary, with one side of the street serviced by Volusia County and the other side serviced by the City of DeLand.
Volusia County spokeswoman Pat Kuehn said the structure fire was on the county side, so Volusia County Fire Services was the lead agency.
More information about the fire will be posted as it becomes available.
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