DAYTONA BEACH, Fla (WOFL FOX 35) - The Daytona Beach Fire Department responded to the Volusia Mall early Saturday morning after a fire broke out threatening nearby businesses.
According to officials, crews received the call around 8 a.m. after a light fixture caught fire, filling the mall with heavy smoke. When crews arrived, they said the fire had died out, but had to immediately ventilate the area.
The mall was closed during the incident and no one was injured, however, while all this was happening, the fire department received a second call of a Daytona Beach home that went up in flames.
There was one person inside the home on Pierce Avenue when the fire started, but they managed to make it out safely, crews said.
No other homes were threatened by the blaze.The cause of the fire is still under investigation.