Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 4627 Burkett Circle in Tampa. Ten HCFR units, Prevention, Investigations, Command staff and HCSO are on scene.
Upon arrival, HCFR found heavy smoke and flames coming from the structure. There were exposures to the north and the south of the address. Due to the severity of the fire, the crews initially fought the fire from the exterior and shortly after were able to transition to an interior attack.
During the extinguishment the firefighters performed a search and located two adult fatalities. Firefighters were able to contain the fire and extinguish it with minimal damage to the exposures.
There were no injuries to personnel. The fire is under investigation at this time.
HCFR does not have any additional information on the cause of the fire or the identity of the victims.
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