No injuries reported in Shore Drive fire today

A residential structure fire reported to E-9-1-1 operators at 3:11 a.m. this morning, sent St Johns County Fire Rescue teams to the 1800 block of Shore Drive; where first responders reported heavy smoke in the home.

Historic City News was informed that Units responding to the fire were Squad 5, Engine 11, Ladder 6, Rescue 5, Tanker 4, Battalion 2 and Battalion 1.

Crews conducted a primary search to ensure all occupants were evacuated then initiated an interior attack.

Through their efforts, they were able to contain the fire to the dryer and wash room of the house.

According to agency spokesman, Jeremy Robshaw, the fire was deemed under control in 10 minutes. Crews remained on scene for several hours to overhaul the fire and remove smoke from the house.

The fire caused minor damage in the room of origin and moderate smoke damage throughout the house, Robshaw told Historic City News.

According to the incident report, there were no injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation by St Johns County Fire Rescue.

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