Fire claims massive Odessa home, sends 2 to hospital

ODESSA, FL (WFLA) – A fire at a home in Odessa sent two people to a hospital, according to the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue.

The fire happened at the 16000 block of Lake Church Drive. The call about the fire came in at about 5 :30 a.m. When firefighters responded to the home, they found it engulfed.

Two people, a woman in her 90s and her son were taken to a hospital. The man in his 60s was treated for smoke inhalation. The woman was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Firefighters had to use tanker trucks to put out the fire. The 5800 square foot house was declared a total loss.

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