Historic Deland Home Sustains Heavy Fire Damage

By on October 2, 2018 in WNDB News

Deland, FL – A historic home in Deland sustained heavy damage during a fire on Monday night.

The Deland Fire Department responded to the blaze at the Grant Bly House on New York Avenue at about 11:40 p.m. on Monday (October 1st).

When crews arrived, a man was on the roof of a structure adjacent to the house. The man told authorities he woke up to the house on fire. An incident report shows that he was contracted to stay on the property.

The man was transported to Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford. The house was under construction to be renovated for its latest incarnation as a sports bar.

Fire officials say the home was heavily damaged and they are investigating, though the fire is not considered criminal in nature.

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