Monday, April 23, 2018
Public safety

Fire destroys mobile home near Weeki Wachee

WEEKI WACHEE — Hernando County Fire Rescue officials said no one was injured in a fire Wednesday afternoon that destroyed a mobile home at 12082 Peaceful Ave., in the Leisure Acres neighborhood north of Weeki Wachee.

District Chief Kevin Rittenhouse said units responded to the 1,300-square-foot home and found it engulfed in flames. No one was home at the time. Several pets that were outside of the dwelling were placed in the care of Hernando County Animal Services. Property records list the owner of the mobile home as Dianne Pedicini.

The cause of the fire was being investigated.

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