Two fires break out at same Sarasota house Monday

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – Sarasota firefighters battled blazes at the same house twice Monday. The residence is located at 3130 Gillespie Ave.

The first fire broke out around 6:45 a.m. While the fire marshal was still investigating the cause of that fire, a second broke out around 4 p.m. It was under control by about 5 p.m., officials said.

The fire marshal was harassed during the investigation, according to officials.

Crews said a family was home during the first fire and was displaced.

No one reported injuries. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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