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Tampa apartment fire

Tampa, Florida -- Tampa Fire Department and Tampa Police responded to a 911 call that came in at 3:34 pm stating that a two-story unit was on fire

The apartments were Park Place Apartments on near East Fowler Avenue in the USF area.

When the first unit arrived they found flames coming out of the first floor apartment and immediately attacked the fire.

By 3:53 the fire was under control and a primary search of the unit was complete.

According to a Tampa Police officer who was already on scene there were two occupants in the unit where the fire is believed to have originated who had safely exited the apartment prior to the first Tampa Fire Rescue unit's arrival. A search of the second story unit revealed no occupants.


Investigators from the Fire Marshal's Office are on scene to determine the cause and origin of the fire.

There were no reported injuries and all occupants were able to escape the blaze with the help of other residents.

We will keep you posted with more updates.


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