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Firefighters battle house fire near New Kings Road

No injuries reported

A house caught fire during the early morning hours in northwest Jacksonville on Rhode Island Drive North.
A house caught fire during the early morning hours in northwest Jacksonville on Rhode Island Drive North.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Firefighters with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department worked overnight to contain a house fire in Northwest Jacksonville near New Kings Road. 

The fire was reported around 3:25 a.m. at a home on Rhode Island Drive North.

The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire. Early reports indicated that someone may have left a cigarette burning inside the home. No injuries have been reported.