Lake City Police Officer Killed In Fire
Lake City Police Department
Officer Brandi Jackson
A Lake City police officer was killed, and a second officer injured, in a house fire early Thursday morning.
A fire call went out shortly after 1 a.m. to the home of Lake City police investigator David Greear on Dante Terrace. Officer Brandi Jackson was also at the house, which was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived.
Greear, a 14-year veteran of the department was able to escape with minor injuries. But Officer Jackson, who had been with the police department just two and a half months was killed.
It’s not known how the fire started and the case is being investigated by the State Fire Marshall’s office, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.
This entry was posted in Local
and tagged Fire
, Lake City
. Bookmark the permalink
More Stories in Local
A plan, under development, would allow the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office to supervise Waldo police operations after allegations that the former chief and interim chief established illegal ticketing quotas.
University of Florida President Bernie Machen participated in the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” on Monday. Machen nominated all YouTube viewers as well as the president of UF Student Government and the vice president of the UF Division of Student Affairs.
State park managers have said they will be buying or trading land in Marion, Palm Beach, and Jackson counties. This is to fill the gaps of the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway, a recreational outdoor area that spans 110 [...]
Local law enforcement and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a mobile home fire that occurred in Levy County early Wednesday morning. Lt. Scott Tummond of Levy County Sheriff’s Office said the Bronson Fire Department responded to calls at [...]
Gainesville is saying goodbye to a neighborhood treasure following the demolition of the historic restaurant that served as a soul food and entertainment center for decades. Mom’s Kitchen, which was owned and operated by George Young and his family [...]