Gloria Rivera called 911 and alerted neighbors Monday morning when she realized several apartments were on fire at Cecil Gober Villas, a 55+ village behind the main Lakeland post office, News Channel 8 reports. Injuries were averted. The electrical fire, which was deemed accidental by the Lakeland Fire Department, destroyed two apartments and damaged two more.

Source: News Channel 8

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