PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – At approximately 6 AM this morning, Pasco County Fire Rescue received a 911 call reporting a residential structure fire in the 6500 block of Driftwood Dr in Hudson. When Firefighters from Engine 10 arrived, they reported three homes on fire with heavy winds pushing the fire. Due to the heavy fire involvement and wind conditions, Firefighters quickly upgraded the fire to a third alarm. One patient was flown by medical helicopter from the scene with severe burn injuries.
#ALERT: On the scene of a three-alarm structure fire in the 6500 Block of Driftwood Dr in Hudson. Four homes and multiple vehicles have been damaged. One burn patient was flown to TGH with serious injuries. #PCFRNews pic.twitter.com/e8749I3l46— Pasco Fire Rescue (@PascoFireRescue) November 2, 2020
#UPDATE: Firefighters are now mopping up hot spots at the fire. Here is a video of the conditions when Firefighters first arrived. Strongs winds pushed the fire between homes. https://t.co/1eBn9yjJpw pic.twitter.com/wCByhGN8mK— Pasco Fire Rescue (@PascoFireRescue) November 2, 2020
At this time, there are a total of four homes that have suffered fire damage.
Two of those homes are a complete loss. Additionally, several vehicles have been damaged as well.
Firefighters are still on the scene, working to extinguish the fire altogether.
There is currently have over fire 30 units on scene with approximately 80 Firefighters from Pasco County Fire Rescue, Hernando County Fire Rescue, and New Port Richey Fire.