TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Fire Rescue (TFR) responded to a structure fire on Monday, at the 3000 block of N. 22nd St. The call came in to 911 at 3:05 pm.
According to officials, Engine 4 was the first unit to arrive on the scene and reported a two-story residential structure with visible smoke and flames at the front of the building.
Firefighters initiated an interior attack on the fire, working to extinguish the flames. During the operation, a primary and secondary search of the building was conducted, and one adult occupant was found inside.
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The occupant was rescued from the home and was reported to have sustained moderate injuries. They were transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.
The firefighters managed to bring the fire under control within 15 minutes of their arrival. Fortunately, there were no reported injuries to firefighters or additional civilians at the scene.
A TFR fire investigator was present at the scene to determine the cause of the fire. The investigation is ongoing to determine the circumstances that led to the incident.
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