DeLand crews salvage Christmas presents after attic fire spreads through home

Local firefighters were able to salvage a collection of Christmas gifts after a fire tore through an attic at a home in DeLand this weekend.

Members of the DeLand Fire Department and Volusia County Fire Rescue responded to reports of a fire at 920 Elsasser Avenue on Saturday, December 9.

Attic fire tears through home in DeLand on December 9

Upon arrival, firefighters began attacking a fire that started in the attic of the home and “was quickly spreading,” according to a social media post from the Volusia County Professional Firefighters Association.

Crews work on top of a home in DeLand that is on fire December 9

Crews were able to suppress the fire in a matter of minutes and prevent it from spreading and causing more damage.

Fire tears through home in DeLand on December 9

While they were subduing the fire, emergency personnel were able to salvage some of the Christmas presents that were in the house.

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