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Gibsonton mobile home destroyed in blaze, fire rescue says

A fire was reported late Tuesday night at 6218 Florence St. in Gibsonton.

CAROLINA HIDALGO | Times

A fire was reported late Tuesday night at 6218 Florence St. in Gibsonton.

GIBSONTON — Firefighters responded to a blaze that engulfed a double-wide mobile home Tuesday night, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said.

The fire was reported just before midnight at 6218 Florence St. Someone inside the home tried to extinguish the fire, which sparked from a wall, but the people inside eventually evacuated and called 911.

When firefighters arrived, the home and a shed were on fire. No injuries were reported, fire rescue said.

The homeowner is being assisted by the American Red Cross.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation Wednesday.

Gibsonton mobile home destroyed in blaze, fire rescue says 01/23/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:50pm]
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