Two puppies die in Tampa fire

Tampa Fire Rescue photo
Tampa Fire Rescue photo

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Two puppies died in a mobile home fire Monday. Tampa Fire Rescue responded to a mobile home park fire at 4801 E. Hillsborough Ave. around 3:25 p.m.

Heavy smoke was coming from the single-wide mobile home’s south end, officials said.

When firefighters entered the home they found the two puppies, who had been overcome by smoke. “Paramedics made attempts to revive the dogs using special oxygen masks and chest compressions but were unsuccessful,” officials said.

There was no one home at the time of the fire, and no one was injured.

An investigator is on scene to investigate the cause of the fire, which firefighters had under control by 3:45 p.m. 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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