Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to a working structure fire at the 6400 block of Grenada Island Avenue in Apollo Beach late Friday night.

Firefighters Save Home In Apollo Beach After LED Christmas Tree Catches On Fire

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to a working structure fire at the 6400 block of Grenada Island Avenue in Apollo Beach late Friday night.
Source: HCFR

APOLLO BEACH, Fla. – Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to a working structure fire at the 6400 block of Grenada Island Avenue in Apollo Beach late Friday night.

Officials say multiple 911 calls came into the 911 center at 11:19 PM from individuals reporting flames showing on the second story of the two-story house.

“Engine 29 was first on the scene, confirming the working fire on the second story of the residence. Firefighters advanced hose lines through the front door of the house to perform an aggressive interior attack,” said HCFR.

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This action knocked the fire down, limiting it to the room of origin and preventing further spread.

Crews conducted primary and secondary searches of the building. All occupants had evacuated the home safely, and there were no injuries reported.

“Our Fire Investigator determined the cause was an LED Christmas tree that the resident saw caught fire and grew to involve the walls of the structure,” said HCFR.

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