Westside home destroyed in overnight fire

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Fire crews responded to a two-story house fire just before 3 a.m. Friday.

According to Jacksonville Fire Rescue the fire occurred near Townsend and Jammes Road.

Authorities say neighbors from a nearby street called 911 after they woke up to smoke and flames.

When fire rescue arrived, they found the home fully engulfed in flames. It took about 30 minutes to get the fire under control, according to JFRD.

Someone recently leased the property, but no one was home at the time of the fire, firefighters say.

No one was injured.

Firefighters say the house is a total loss.

The State Fire Marshal is on the scene working to determine the exact cause of the fire.


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