Three children hospitalized after Tampa fire

Tampa Fire Rescue on scene of a house fire on Oklahoma Ave. Photo: WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Tampa Fire Rescue crews responded to a residential fire at 4430 W. Oklahoma Ave. in South Tampa Monday night. Dispatch received the call at 10:13 p.m., and the fire was

Tampa Fire Rescue on scene of a house fire on Oklahoma Ave. Photo: WFLA
Tampa Fire Rescue on scene of a house fire on Oklahoma Ave. Photo: WFLA

under control by 10:59 p.m., officials said.


Three children, ages 18 months, 5 years old and 7 years old, were taken to Tampa General Hospital after some minor burns and smoke inhalation. A total of eight children and four adults live at the home, but it’s unclear how many were home at the time of the fire. The family will be staying with relatives as the house is not livable.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.

No other details have been released. Stay with for more on this developing story.


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