Walton County Fire Rescue battles a blaze in Bruce

BRUCE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Firefighters responded to a structure fire on Clark Circle after a Walton County resident reported seeing smoke coming from a nearby home.

Around 1 p.m., on Monday, April 22, 2019, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a possible structure fire at a home in Bruce. The caller advised he could see smoke coming from inside a nearby mobile home. Upon arrival, Walton County Fire Rescue firefighters and Walton County Sheriff’s Office deputies found heavy smoke coming from the mobile home that had already collapsed on itself.

Firefighters fought the flames for about an hour before the fire was fully extinguished. Fortunately, no one was home at the time of the fire. Walton County Fire Rescue say they were able to clear the scene just after 4pm.

The fire’s origin is still unknown at this time. The State Fire Marshal’s Office responded to investigate the cause of the fire.