Clay County Fire-Rescue personnel responded to a structure fire after dispatchers received a 911 call at 6:29 a.m. Sunday.
CCFR Deputy Chief David E. Motes says the first fire unit arriving at 6:37 a.m. found heavy fire in a detached garage and a home-attached outbuilding.
The fire was threatening the main portion of the dwelling and a motor home, four wheelers and a boat were burning.
Five engine companies, three water tankers, two ambulances and two chiefs were involved in getting the blaze under control.
No occupants or firefighters were injured by the blaze. Firefighters did rescue two cats from the home, but the homeowner said several large exotic birds were lost in the outbuilding.
The fire was reported under control at 7:19 a.m.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal’s office to determine the cause of the fire.
A working smoke detector was found following the fire.
The structures and contents were valued at approximately $300,000 sustained $200,000 in damage.
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