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Firefighters: Fireworks May Be Involved in Hernando Mobile Home Fire

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The state Fire Marshall’s office is investigating the cause.

BROOKSVILLE – State officials are investigating the cause of a fire that damaged a mobile home Saturday (July 4).

No one was injured in the blaze, according to Hernando County Fire Rescue. The structure was under renovation and vacant. There was about $15,000 worth of damage because of the fire and smoke.

Firefighters received a 911 call about 9:17 p.m. for a residential fire at 16125 Boca Raton St. According to the caller there was smoke and fire from underneath a mobile home possibly because of fireworks. HCFES arrived on scene within 10 minutes and found flames under the mobile home and heavy smoke.

The fire was put out within 10 minutes after firefighters arrived. According to the fire crews, the fire started under the mobile home then spread upward into the structure.

The fire is currently under investigation by the Florida State Fire Marshall’s Office.

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