Police in Ocala, FL, are looking for the woman who lit a rack of underwear on fire inside a Macy’s store Tuesday morning. The suspect walked into the store’s Paddock Mall location at 10:11 a.m. and wandered around for 45 minutes.… Continue Reading »
Gainesville Fire Rescue responded to a report of a kitchen fire in an apartment complex Saturday night. Crews arrived at the Gainesville Place Apartments on SW 35th Place at 10:20 p.m. and found an apartment filled with smoke. Residents reported that they had a fire on the stove in the kitchen of the apartment.… Continue Reading »
Due to a small fire in a bathroom in Building No. 2, students at Rymfire were evacuated, but they returned to classrooms on the other side of the campus. At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Friday, May 18, the fire alarm at Rymfire Elementary School was activated and all students were evacuated.… Continue Reading »
The Melbourne Fire Department went to Ascension Manor, located at the north end of Pineapple Avenue near U.S. 1, about 1 p.m. Tuesday. Battalion Chief Mike Tymann said the fire started in a kitchen at the senior living facility. The sprinkler system put out the fire before firefighters arrived, but the water damaged three units and displaced those residents, Tymann said.