WINDERMERE, Fla. - FOX 35 News has learned that a fire that took place in Windermere overnight was at the home of a former Florida Congressman.
It happened at the home of former U.S. Representative Alan Grayson on Oak Park Road near Conroy Road and Dr. Phillips Blvd.
Firefighters responded to the home around 1 a.m. as the house was engulfed in flames.
Fire rescue crews are continuing to monitor the house for any hot spots.
Just after 4 a.m., Rep. Grayson was seen leaving his street. Orange County Fire Rescue reported that everyone got out of the home safely without injury.
FOX 35's Amanda McKenzie was at the scene and observed from a distance that part of the roof appeared to be collapsed. According to Orange County records, the Grayson family purchased this home back in 2005 for $1 million. It is more than 5,000-square-feet with six bedrooms and seven bathrooms.
Officials said that the home is a total loss.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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