Largo House Fire Raises Importance Of Fire Safety During Dry Weather

LARGO, Fla. – On Thursday, May 27th at approximately 4:00 PM, Largo Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 1420 10th St. SW.

The fire originated near the Pinellas Trail, and due to current dry weather conditions, the fire quickly spread to a fence, yard, and home.

All occupants were out of the home, and fire crews successfully put the fire out with no injuries involved. According to fire officials, the source of ignition was unfounded.

Largo Fire Rescue wants to remind residents of the importance of fire safety during dry weather conditions.

“Don’t burn trash, leaves, or brush. Practice safe grilling by maintaining a 10 ft distance from any brush, fence or structure and never leave a grill unattended. Don’t park vehicles or motorized equipment on grass or nearby shrubbery. Teach children the dangers of playing with fire and to never touch matches or lighters. Don’t dispose of cigarettes on the grass or outside of car windows. Put cigarettes out in a proper ash tray with water.”

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