UPDATE 6/3/2017, 9:30 A.M. – Mr. Gifford has been located and is safe, according to officials.
HERNANDO – The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing and endangered adult who disappeared yesterday from a Spring Hill residence, where he was temporarily residing.
BROOKSVILLE – A sad story to report after a woman’s long battle with drug abuse has taken a turn for the worse. 35-year-old Jennifer Birkel contacted RNRF in 2015 after we posted job openings for advertising sales and writers. I met with Birkel who explained that she was clean and sober and that she was working towards reuniting with her children, who were removed due to her issues with drugs.
UDPATE: 11:22 P.M. – Officials say TECO Gas Company has contained the leak and fire officials are preparing to reopen roadways and and businesses. The scene should be clear in less than 15 minutes, according to officials.
SPRING HILL – For the second time is less than a week a fractured natural gas line has prompted evacuations and road closures along Mariner Blvd.
UPDATE: 4:43 P.M. – The victim has been extricated from the vehicle and does not appear to be seriously injured, according to sources.
BROOKSVILLE – Fire Rescue is on the scene of a rollover accident on I-75, where one person is reportedly injured.