JFRD puts out house fire in Oceanway neighborhood

Firefighters responded to a house fire on Cedar Point Drive in the Oceanway neighborhood. News4JAX reporter Aaron Farrar learned the house was up for sale.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Fire and Rescue put out an early morning fire Friday in the Oceanway neighborhood.

The fire started shortly after 4 a.m. Friday on Cedar Point Road. According to Fire Chief Brandon Smith, no one was living in the home.

News4JAX crews on scene saw a for sale sign in the front lawn. Fire crews managed to put out the fire in half an hour.

According to News4JAX crews on the scene, at least 40 firefighters were seen going in and out of the house. None of the first responders were hurt. They were seen working on hot spots inside. Extensive damage could be seen to the front of the house and the roof. JFRD said most of the roof is gone.

JFRD said the state fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire. According to JFRD spokesman Capt. Eric Prosswimmer, the house is a total loss.