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JFRD: Suspicious fire burns 3 buildings under construction

The fire was deemed a 2nd alarm fire by Jacksonville Fire and Rescue.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Fire and Rescue responded to a fire on the Westside of Jacksonville early in the morning. 

The fire broke out at Jammes Road and Sweetbay Lane at a construction site for an apartment complex, officials said. 

Captain Eric Prosswimmer says the fire was deemed a 2nd alarm fire. In a video, you can see flames torching the new construction.

Prosswimmer says it burned three buildings. No one was inside or harmed. The fire began to die down around 5 a.m. 

JFRD says the fire is considered suspicious at this time. 

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