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Palm Coast Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1 year ago

Firefighters douse duplex fire in Bunnell

Firefighters kept the fire at 502 E. Drain Street from spreading to the adjacent unit.
by: Guest Writer

BY: Julie Murphy, Flagler County public information officer

Firefighters on Wednesday afternoon, May 15, doused a small fire in a Bunnell duplex and prevented it from catching the adjacent unit on fire.

The fire at 502 E. Drain Street was called in by a passerby at 1:05 p.m. Both Flagler County and Palm Coast firefighters responded, as did the Bunnell Police Department.

“We arrived on scene quickly and extinguished the fire,” said Flagler County Deputy Fire Chief Joe King. “It started in the front room. We were able to prevent it from reaching the next unit.”

Both units were unoccupied at the time of the fire. Residents of the 500 E. Drain Street unit returned home afterwards, and the American Red Cross was called on their behalf.

Flagler County Fire Marshal Jerry Smith is investigating the cause of the fire.

Story courtesy of the Flagler County government.

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