Dog killed, elderly victim pulled to safety in Carrollwood house fire

(Source: Hillsborough County Fire Rescue)

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Hillsborough County Fire Rescue battled a house fire in Carrollwood Monday afternoon. 

The fire occurred in a home in the 4700 block of Mullins Road.

Firefighters were made aware of an elderly victim inside the home when the fire started. The victim was pulled to safety by a neighbor and refused to be taken to a hospital.

Firefighters were also made aware of two dogs still in the home. They were able to locae one of the dogs and remove it from the home.

The dog was in cardiac arrest and paramedics attempted to save it, but were not successful.

The second dog is still missing.

It took firefighters approximately 40 minutes to bring the fire under control.

No one was injured.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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