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Lakeside Landings fire appears to have been ‘electrical in nature’  

Smoke and flames were spotted coming from Lakeside Landings. (Ron Clark photo)
Smoke and flames were spotted coming from Lakeside Landings. (Ron Clark photo)

A fire that broke out shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday at the entrance to Lakeside Landings appears to have been “electrical in nature.”

Sumter County Fire & EMS received a report of brush fire at approximately 12:50 p.m. in the area of County Road 472 and Regatta Boulevard, according to a spokesman.

Upon arrival, units found fire emitting from the entrance sign to the Lakeside Landings development and some surrounding vegetation. The fire was quickly extinguished by firefighters arriving on the scene

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