Fire causes extensive damage to Riverside home

Woman escapes without injury

Author: Vic Micolucci, General assignment reporter, vic@wjxt.com
Published On: Jul 26 2013 03:22:26 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 26 2013 03:27:34 PM EDT
Riverside house fire
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

A fire caused extensive damage to a Riverside woman's home Friday afternoon, but she escaped without injury.

Firefighters were called to the blaze at 2700 Post Street off Kings Street. A woman was inside her rental home when the fire broke out.

Firefighters arrived to the scene in four minutes and extinguished the flames in less than five minutes.

There was significant damage to the house, although the woman was able to safely evacuate the house.

Police are still investigating the cause of the fire.