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Family of 5 Injured in Early Morning Flagler Beach Fire

Posted at 3:12 PM, May 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-08 13:32:01-04

FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Fire officials say five people were injured in a fire at their Flagler Beach home.


The house, which was on stilts, was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived shortly after 2 a.m. Friday.


Officials say Jessica Johnson and her 11-month-old child Landon Ghomely were airlifted to an Orlando hospital. James Ghomely and two girls ages 2 and 5 were taken to a hospital in Palm Coast. Their conditions were not known.


The Daytona Beach News-Journal ( ) reports a neighboring house was also damaged by fire.


The state fire marshal's office is investigating.




Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal,

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