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Fire erupts, spreads to three Polk County homes

No one was trapped inside, a fire rescue official says.

POLK CITY, Fla — Polk County Fire Rescue responded to a call about a fire that spread to three homes Wednesday afternoon. 

According to the agency, Battalion Chief Brian Golden was driving by a home about 5 p.m. on Motorcoach Drive in Polk City when the fires broke out. He reported the fire, then helped a man and woman get out safely.

A man was able to get out of a second home safely

Fire Rescue officials worked to protect other structures from the fire in the area.

Three homes were destroyed. 

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