TFD Battles a Workshop Blaze
Located Behind Mahan Residence
January 23, 2013
At around 3:00 p.m., the Tallahassee Fire Department received a report of a house fire located in the 5000 Block of Mahan Drive. A volunteer firefighter was driving by the residence when he noticed heavy smoke coming from the location and called 9-1-1. Fire crews from Station 6 were first on scene and reported heavy fire and smoke conditions in a single-story 1,500 square foot shop located behind the residence. Firefighters extinguished the fire in 15 minutes and searched the structure for victims. No injuries were reported at the incident and damages were estimated at $50,000. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the Tallahassee Fire Department. The City of Tallahassee Utilities and Leon County Sheriff's office also assisted at the scene.
Lt. Mike Bellamy, Public Information Officer, 891-6608
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