Fire ignites inside vacant Seminole County home

Local firefighters combated a small fire that ignited inside a residence in Seminole County on Sunday morning.

According to the Seminole County Fire Department, multiple units responded to the Lake Howell area on Sunday, June 2, after receiving reports that smoke was rising from a nearby home.  

Multiple SCFD units assisted with extinguishing the house fire on June 2, 2024. (Photo: Lt Zombo, Tech 1)
SCFD units observed smoke when they arrived at a residence in the Lake Howell area on June 2, 2024. (Photo: Lt Zombo, Tech 1)

Shortly after arriving at the incident location, firefighters entered the residence and spotted a small fire inside.

No one was inside the home at the time of the fire. (Photo: Lt Zombo, Tech 1)
Seminole County firefighters quickly extinguished the fire inside the residence on Sunday morning. (Photo: Lt Zombo, Tech 1)

The fire department stated that its crew members quickly extinguished the flames. Due to their swift action, the damage to the home’s interior was described as “minimal.”

There were no injuries reported. According to SCFD, the home was vacant at the time of the fire.

No further details were provided by the Seminole County Fire Department regarding the cause of the fire.

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