A home in St. Petersburg’s Shore Acres neighborhood was heavily damaged by fire on Thursday afternoon.
The two-story home is located in the 3500 block of Shore Acres Boulevard NE. Drone photos show that the fire tore through the home’s roof.
Fire Rescue officials said they received a call about the fire at about noon. No one was injured. The homeowners were not at home when the fire started.
“They are currently receiving support from friends, family and the community,” Fire Rescue officials said in a news release.
St. Petersburg police closed the intersections of Shore Acres and Arizona Avenue, Shore Acres and Overlook Drive, and Arizona and Alabama Avenue while Fire Rescue battled the fire.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
The fire occurred a day after another house fire in Shore Acres, which was badly flooded by Hurricane Idalia. Flood waters stymied firefighters from reaching that home, though they rescued the homeowner and eventually put out the fire. The home was badly damaged.
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