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Vehicle catches fire at Lakeview Academy
No injuries, no damage to school
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A box truck sits destroyed after it caught fire at Lakeview Academy on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. There were no injuries in the fire and no damage to the school. - photo by Gainesville Fire Department

A box truck caught fire at Lakeview Academy just before 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, but was extinguished without injury.

No injuries were reported and no further property damage was caused at the school on Lakeview Drive in northeast Gainesville, but the box truck was a total loss, according to Keith Smith, division chief at the Gainesville Fire Department.

The truck belonged to a cleaning company. Smith said no children were in danger as a result of the fire.

The Gainesville Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause.

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