Hernando County Fire Spring Hill

Overnight Fire Damages House In Spring Hill

SPRING HILL, Fla. – At 11:03 p.m. Hernando County Fire and Emergency Services (HCFES) responded to a reported residential fire in the 5000 block of Juliet Ct.

The call came in by the adult occupant who reported a fire in the covered patio extending into the house. The three adult occupants exited the house and alerted the fire department. The first engine arrived within 5 minutes and reported a single-story home with heavy fire in the rear and flames venting through the roof above the patio. 

The crew advanced a hose stream and brought the fire under control within 19 minutes.

The fire resulted in heavy damage to the patio and roof, with heat and smoke damage to the interior of the home.  The origin of the fire was a reported as an overloaded electrical outlet on the patio. 

The Florida State Fire Marshall was notified of the origin and cause of the fire. The Family will be staying with relatives and refused any assistance from the Red Cross.

HCFES responded with 4 fire engines, 1 Ladder Truck, 2 ALS medic units, 2 Battalion Chiefs, Fire Corps for a total of 21 personnel.

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