[UPDATE] Fire Destroys Home in Tallahassee

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

[UPDATE] 1-4 9:00AM --

TFD Release:

Yesterday evening at 7:30, eight units from the Tallahassee Fire Department were dispatched to a reported structure fire on the 1100 block of Cottonwood Lane. On arrival, the double-wide trailer was found fully involved in flame. After extinguishment, the home was deemed a total loss, with damages estimated at $100,000. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. No injuries were reported. The American Red Cross is assisting the family with housing needs.


Tallahassee, FL - The Tallahassee Fire Department responded to a fire call in the 1100 block of Cottonwood Lane at around 7:30 pm on Monday night.

TFD says five units were dispatched to fight the blaze and after 2 1/2 hours, fire officials are still on scene.

Fire officials tell WCTV that no one was home at the time of the fire, since the family was out of town, but a family pet did perish in the fire. TFD, also, says the residence is a complete loss.

Clean-up continues and no word yet on what started the blaze.

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