Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Public safety

Early morning fire destroys Palm Harbor mobile home

PALM HARBOR — Fire officials were investigating an early morning fire Tuesday at Frontier Village Mobile Home Park.

A double-wide mobile home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived around 3:35 a.m. at 30700 U.S. 19 N. No one was home at the time. The fire was first reported by a neighbor who saw smoke and flames coming from the residence.

"I'm sure it's going to be a total loss," Palm Harbor Fire Rescue spokeswoman Elizabeth Monforti said.

Firefighters from the Dunedin Fire Department also responded to the blaze, Monforti said.

The fire was extinguished by around 4 a.m. The cause of the incident remained under investigation Tuesday morning.

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