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Friday, January 21, 2022

Villages and Sumter County firefighters scramble to possible house fire in Wildwood

Crews from The Villages Public Safety Department responded alongside units from Sumter County Fire Rescue to a possible house fire in Wildwood on Saturday.

Crews from The Villages Public Safety Department and Sumter County Fire Rescue responded to a possible house fire in Wildwood on Saturday. Photos by Sheldon Levi.

When firefighters arrived, they discovered smoke inside the residence. Crews searched the house, concentrating on area near a bathroom, while others staged at a nearby fire hydrant for a water supply, a report says.

No flames were found inside the home and firefighters believe the smoke was caused by a faulty fan motor in the bathroom. There were no injuries.

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