JFRD: Red Cross assisting family of 6 after ‘suspicious’ fire on Northside

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The state fire marshal is investigating a fire that happened on Altamonte Avenue West on the Northside of Jacksonville on Tuesday morning, Captain Eric Prosswimmer with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said.

A family of six, two adults and four children, now need Red Cross assistance, according to Prosswimmer.

JFRD said the fire was “suspicious in origin.”

No injuries were reported.

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