Red Cross called to help family of 7 after East Arlington house fire

Residents were home at the time and got out safely

The Sky 4 helicopter flew over a house fire Monday in East Arlington. (Copyright 2022 by WJXT News4JAX - All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The American Red Cross was called to assist a family of seven following a house fire Monday in East Arlington, News4JAX was told.

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said it responded about 11:45 a.m. to the fire at a home on Candlebark Drive, just west of Kernan Boulevard.

News4JAX was told the first units on scene found flames coming through the garage roof.

The residents were home at the time, and they all got out safely, News4JAX was told. There were no reports of any injuries.

The Sky 4 helicopter flew over the house fire. Smoke was visible for miles, and it could be seen from nearby Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport.

The state fire marshal’s office was called to determine the cause of the fire.