Firefighter Suffers Electric Shock Battling Mobile Home Fire
BROOKSVILLE – Fire Rescue responded to Imperial Estates Mobile Home Park this morning, after report of a structure fire at 16377 Reuben Drive.
Upon arrival, firefighters discovered the single wide mobile home fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters battled the blaze but the structure was a total loss.
There are reports that one firefighter was injured, after receiving an electric shock while battling the blaze. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment, where his condition is unknown. According to Chief Kevin Carroll, the injured firefighter appeared to be in stable condition while en route to the hospital.
There were no occupants inside the residence at the time of the fire and no reports of damage to other structures.
According to neighbors, the current occupant is incarcerated but we could not confirm that information.
The State Fire Marshall is on scene investigating the cause of the fire.
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