LACROSSE ‒ A small home was destroyed by fire in LaCrosse early Sunday, Dec. 19. Alachua County and Gainesville Fire Rescue as well as the LaCrosse Fire Department responded to the home located at 12720 N.W. County Road 231 to find the house 50 percent engulfed in flames.

The single-story wood framed structure was unoccupied and being used for storage. Nobody was injured in the blaze.

Crews were able to quickly put out the fire, but the building was a total loss. The cause of the fire was determined to be accidental.

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