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Firefighters extinguish blaze in North Tampa

Published Jan. 5, 2015

TAMPA — Firefighters quickly doused a blaze in a home at 127th Avenue E and Lockey Lane early Monday, authorities said.

Flames had engulfed the house about 4:30 a.m., according to Hillsborough County Fire Rescue, but emergency crews knocked the blaze down within 20 minutes. The home was not occupied and no one was hurt.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.