By Brian Stoothoff
Firefighters with Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue responded to an apartment complex to find flames coming from a detached building containing eight garages.
Assistant Chief Michael Alsup stated, “Nineteen firefighters responded to 5001 Southwest 20 Street, Carlton Arms Apartments at 2:21 p.m. and it took twenty minutes to get the fire under control.”
One garage containing a vehicle was destroyed and several others sustained fire and smoke damage. An Ocala Fire Rescue fire inspector arrived on scene and at this time the cause is under investigation. Management of the complex is contacting the residents that were affected.
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