Millhopper Road Fire
GAINESVILLE-One elderly woman is homeless this morning after a fire destroyed her Northwest Gainesville home.
Multiple units with gainesville fire rescue responded to the house fire along milhopper road at around 4 o clock this morning.
The 70 year old resident woke up to find her home in flames and immediately travelled to a neighbors house for assistance.
No injuries were reported during the incident.
Part of Newberry Road was closed this morning to allow for fire hydrant access.
There is no official cause of the fire but the state fire marshall has been called in to investigate.
The woman and her two pets were able to escape and are currently being assisted by the Red Cross and the Alachua County Crisis Iintervention Team.
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