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Fire destroys Florence area home

Florence Fire Dec. 18
Posted at 10:53 AM, Dec 21, 2020

FLORENCE — A family in Florence lost their home to a fire on Friday evening.

The Florence Volunteer Fire Department and the Missoula Rural Fire District responded to a call at Belle Fleur Drive at around 7 p.m.

Florence fire department officials say the fire began in an RV trailer where a family was living.

Florence Fire Map
Crews responded to reports of a fire on Belle Fleur Drive in Florence at around 7 p.m. on Dec. 18, 2020.

The fire spread to a nearby shed but fortunately was put out before it could spread to a house, which was only 15 feet away.

The RV was fully involved by the time fire units arrived, but no one was injured. Reports say units were on scene for about 2½ hours.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.