Pet turtle rescued from Town 'N Country townhouse fire

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue saved a pet turtle from a fire at a townhouse in Town ‘N Country on Thursday. No one was injured.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue saved a pet turtle from a fire at a townhouse in Town ‘N Country on Thursday. No one was injured.

TOWN 'N COUNTRY

Townhouse burns; pet turtle is rescued

Firefighters saved a pet turtle from a townhouse fire Thursday, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said. They put out the blaze as well.

Fire Rescue responded to the fire at 7611 Woodbridge Court around 6:45 p.m. Thursday. Crews found heavy smoke and flames coming from the first floor of the townhome, Fire Rescue said.

The residents had gotten out of the home before crews arrived. A firefighter rescued the pet turtle of nine years from the home.

The crews were able to contain the fire to one unit and put it out. There were no injuries.

Pet turtle rescued from Town 'N Country townhouse fire 06/19/14 [Last modified: Thursday, June 19, 2014 10:45pm]

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