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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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  • As far as I know this is the first fire that has occurred in Imperial Estates. Praise the Lord no one died and praying for the firefighter who was injured.

    Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 11:55 am
  • Sending prayers!

    Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 1:59 am
  • Any news on the garage that was on fire around 630pm on Spring Hill Drive.?

    Monday, 13 April 2015, 10:57 pm
  • well if the owner is in jail i hope he had insurance,cause there isnt much left to come home too.

    Monday, 13 April 2015, 3:35 pm
  • Its assistant chief not chief

    Monday, 13 April 2015, 3:31 pm
  • Maybe he did pull the meter. The lugs are still “HOT” and are supplying power. Best thing to do is cut the drop at the pole.

    Monday, 13 April 2015, 1:41 pm
  • Hey Heath, were you at scene? If not, stop speculating on what did or didn’t happen. Nobody needs your armchair quarterbacking. Prayers for the injured fireman. Great work guys. We support you and your dangerous work.

    Monday, 13 April 2015, 1:18 pm
  • Hope he is OK. Wonder why they didn’t pull the meter? In my training that was the first thing a fellow firefighter did.

    Monday, 13 April 2015, 12:48 pm
  • I pray the firefighter will be ok

    Monday, 13 April 2015, 12:43 pm

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