Ponce De Leon Home Destroyed in Fire

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Walton County Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire on Rushing Road in Ponce de Leon to find a two-story home engulfed in flames, officials wrote in a news release.

Firefighters and paramedics arrived minutes after a 5 p.m. 911 call and were met with heavy smoke and flames. Crews attempted an aggressive interior attack but had to withdraw due to the large amount of fire and possible collapse of the building, officials wrote.

Walton County Fire Rescue firefighters battled the fire for over an hour before it was contained. Argyle Volunteer firefighters also helped in the fight. Fire rescue crews worked to completely extinguish the flames for hours before finally clearing the scene just after midnight.

Fortunately, no residents were home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported on scene.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Walton County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the cause of the fire.

The American Red Cross was called out to assist the residents.

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