Residential fire burns 100-year house

GFR 320 NW 1st Street house fire

Gainesville Fire Rescue (GFR) crews extinguished a residential fire and successfully saved a dog inside on Wednesday evening.

According to a GFR release, firefighters were dispatched to a blaze at 320 NW 1st St. around 9:56 p.m. and arrived to find a two-story home with heavy fire on the second floor.

All occupants safely exited the house while the GFR Tower 1 crew rescued a dog inside the structure. Emergency responders resuscitated the dog, who was taken to a local animal hospital.

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Firefighters extinguished the fire and are investigating the origin and cause.

According to the Alachua County Property Appraiser website, the house was built in 1920. 

GFR 320 NW 1st Street fire trucks

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