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Arson suspected at abandoned house on Westside

by: Russell Colburn Updated:


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The State Fire Marshal is investigating a fire at a home on the Westside.

The Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department is calling the fire at an abandoned house on the Westside suspicious.

Crews had to shut down all lanes of Broadway Ave at N. Edgewood due to the fire at 5000 Broadway Avenue near the Interstate 295 and Interstate 10.

The home was completely engulfed in flames when someone nearby called 911 around 4:30 a.m.

There are no reported injuries, but the home is a total loss.

JEA crews are on scene, working to restore power in the area. 

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