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PHOTOS: Florida fire crew extinguishes flames and saves Christmas presents

Polk County Fire Rescue saves Christmas gifts from burning house on Dec. 21, 2019. (Polk County Fire Rescue/Facebook)

A Florida family experienced a house fire that consumed the second story of their home days before Christmas celebrations were to take place, but thanks to Polk County fire crews the family will still open presents come Christmas morning.

Polk County Fire Rescue responded to a call at 4:17 p.m. Saturday at a residence in the Preserve at the Sundance area of Mulberry, PCFR said in a Facebook post.

Polk County Fire Rescue saves Christmas gifts from burning house on Dec. 21, 2019. (Polk County Fire Rescue/Facebook)

Crews arrived to find a 13-year-old girl evacuated the home, who informed them that she was unharmed and there were no other people or pets inside the home.

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Polk County Fire Rescue saves Christmas gifts from burning house on Dec. 21, 2019.
(Polk County Fire Rescue/Facebook)

Firefighters were able to get control of the flames quickly, which were isolated to the second story.

Polk County Fire Rescue saves Christmas gifts from burning house on Dec. 21, 2019.
(Polk County Fire Rescue/Facebook)

Crew members then began removing the Christmas tree and presents on the first floor in an attempt to save them from damage, which they did so successfully.

Polk County Fire Rescue saves Christmas gifts from burning house on Dec. 21, 2019.
(Polk County Fire Rescue/Facebook)

Investigators believe the fire started in a second story bedroom, while the young girl was on the first floor, however the exact location and cause are still being investigated.

Polk County Fire Rescue saves Christmas gifts from burning house on Dec. 21, 2019.
(Polk County Fire Rescue/Facebook)

The family is now be assisted by the Red Cross.

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© 2019 The Orlando Sentinel