Fire destroys Alachua home

Photo courtesy Alachua County Fire-Rescue.

Alachua County firefighters extinguished a house fire Tuesday afternoon.

Crews from both Alachua County Fire-Rescue and High Springs Fire responded to the fire call at 12905 NW 202 St. at 4:56 p.m.

Firefighters say flames were burning through the roof of the 1,800-square-foot home when they arrived. They say the fire was fully involved in the attic, making it difficult to access and extinguish the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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