Fire destroys house in Florida

FLORIDA – Two residents of Dorn Road are without a house after a fire Saturday.

Steve Anderson, chief of the Florida Volunteer Fire Department, said they received a call around 1:45 p.m. Saturday involving a house fire on Dorn Road. Anderson said the home was destroyed by the time they arrived.

“It’s a total loss. [The house] was fully involved when we got on the scene,” he said.

Anderson said the fire’s cause is undetermined.

Both of the residents are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

Crews from the Glen, Fort Hunter, Mariaville, Pattersonville and Burtonsville volunteer fire departments offered mutual assistance.