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Second Report Released on Fatal Polk County, Florida Fire

LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) – Polk County Commissioners will discuss the results of a new report surrounding a deadly fire in Polk County.

Commissioners will have a board/staff work session Tuesday to discuss the analysis around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. The outside company that completed the report, ESCI, will be giving a presentation. The county is then expected to hold a news conference to answer questions.

Polk County officials released the 242-page post-incident analysis on a tragic fire that led to the death of a 76-year-old woman last year in Lakeland, which appeared to back up many of the findings 8 On Your Side has revealed in recent months. MORE

Read the Report:
Post Incident Analysis (After-Action Review) May 7, 2019


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Polk County Fire Rescue, Post Incident Analysis, Alarm 1887368

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