A structure fire ripped through an abandoned shed in Pace at around 2:15 Thursday afternoon threatening nearby structures including an abandoned house that had previously been gutted in a blaze.
Pace Fire and Rescue District, Avalon Fire Department, Santa Rosa County Sheriffs responded to the fire that spread quickly at the 3400 block of Diamond Street near Floridatown.
According to Sid Wiggins with Avalon Fire and Rescue, the home that sat in front of the shed had burned a year before, and was left abandoned. That statement was confirmed with two other sources.
The shed was filled with filing cabinets, bicycles and othermiscellaneous items. Most of the brush in the backyard of the house caught on fire including two large trees.
The fire was detained by 3 p.m.