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Boat, camper catch fire in Sarasota

A house, camper and boat caught fire early Wednesday in Sarasota.
A house, camper and boat caught fire early Wednesday in Sarasota.

A turtle, guinea pig and their two humans safely made it out of a fire that damaged a house, camper and boat in Sarasota early Wednesday.

According to Sarasota County Emergency Services media relations officer Ashley Lusby, firefighters responded to the 3000 block of Nogales Drive around 5:30 a.m. and were on the scene six minutes later. The fire was extinguished by 6 a.m.

No injuries were reported, as the two homeowners were able to escape. Firefighters rescued a turtle and guinea pig from the home, according to Lusby. The State Fire Marshal will investigate the cause.

Hannah Morse: 941-745-7055, @mannahhorse

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