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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Press Release
April 11, 2016
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(850) 488-0420

Statement Regarding Fire at Live Oak Probation Office

LIVE OAK, Fla. – This morning at approximately 4:30 a.m., local authorities notified Department staff that a fire was consuming the probation office located in Live Oak at 506 Houston Avenue NW. The Live Oak Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the fire. There were no injuries to staff.

To ensure community safety and a continuity of supervision for offenders in the Live Oak and Lake City area, probation officers affected by this fire will be temporarily reassigned to nearby offices and continue to supervise the offenders in their case load.

For more information regarding probation offices in this area, please visit:

For any questions related to this incident, please contact the Live Oak Fire Department at (386) 362-1313.


As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates more than 98,000 inmates and supervises nearly 140,000 offenders in the community.

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