Fire burns through Citrus Park home; nearby school evacuated

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Fire destroyed a Citrus Park home Thursday morning and forced students from class at a nearby high school.

It was just afetr 8 when flames tore through a home off Old Hixon Road in the Arbor Terrace neighborhood, not far from Sickles High School. A district spokesperson initially said operations at the school were normal, but they lated decided to evacuate the school as a precaution.

Smoke was visible for miles as firefighters dumped water on the blaze.

No one was injured in the fire, according to Hillsborough County Fire Rescue. 

There was no immediate word of the cause.