A Spring Hill home suffered fire and smoke damage after an occupant of the home heard an explosion in the garage.

Spring Hill Home Suffers Fire And Smoke Damage After Explosion Heard From Garage

SPRING HILL, Fla. – A Spring Hill home suffered fire and smoke damage after an occupant of the home heard an explosion in the garage.

At 10:36 p.m. on Thursday, Hernando County Fire and Emergency Services (HCFES) responded to a reported residential fire in the 1,000 block of Meredith Dr.

The call came from the occupant of the home, who reported a loud explosion sound from the garage.  When the occupant investigated the sound, he discovered a vehicle was on fire and spreading into the garage interior. 

According to officials, the occupant gathered all the pets and evacuated the home.

A Spring Hill home suffered fire and smoke damage after an occupant of the home heard an explosion in the garage.
SOURCE: HCFES

HCFES arrived within 5 minutes and reported smoke and heavy fire from the vehicle and garage.

The crews advanced a hose stream and extinguished the fire within 2 minutes.  The fire was deemed under control at 10:46 p.m. The fire was contained to the interior of the garage and vehicle, but the home had a significant amount of smoke damage.

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The State Fire Marshall’s Office was called to investigate the fire.  One occupant was temporarily displaced until repairs are made to the home.

HCFES responded with 3 fire engines, 1 ladder, 2 ALS medic units, 1 Air Truck, 2 Battalion Chiefs, and Fire Corps, for a total of 18 personnel.

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