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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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