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Three firefighters injured after battling Pasco fire

Three firefighters injured after battling Pasco fire
Posted August 17th, 2014 @ 11:17am

LAND O’ LAKES, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Three firefighters were taken to a local hospital for minor injuries after battling an overnight house fire in Land O’ Lakes, Pasco officials said Sunday.

Officials said crews responded to a fire on the 4000 block of Cox Drive just after 10:00 p.m. Saturday.

When firefighters arrived, they said the single story home was well-involved, with fire coming from the roof and from the back of the house.

Officials said a total of 27 firefighters from six different stations were needed to put the fire out. 

Two of the three firefighters have been released, but officials said the other is still hospitalized for additional observation. 

Investigators are searching for the cause of the fire.


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