LAKE CITY, FL -- The Lake City Police Department has released a statement concerning the apartment fire in Lake City on 1/30/21. It reads as follows:
"On Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 1:30 P.M., officers from the Lake City Police Department were dispatched to 1394 S. Marion Avenue, Apartment 105, Columbia Arms Apartments, to the report of a fire. Upon arrival, officers discovered the apartment to be fully engulfed in flames. Officers assisted with evacuating the four apartments near the fire, and once the Lake City Fire Department arrived, the scene was turned over to them. It took firemen over 3 hours to completely extinguish the flames. The origin of the fire is being investigated by the State Fire Marshal’s Office. The four persons displaced by the fire were assisted by the Red Cross."