2 children, 3 adults injured in Spring Hill fire

SPRING HILL, Fla. - Five people, including two children, were taken to hospitals Friday morning after a fire broke out at a Spring Hill home, according to Pasco County.

Pasco County spokesperson Doug Tobin said that seven people were in the home, along with several pets.

Occupants included three men, age 80, 63, and 35, two women, a 61-year-old and a 42-year-old, and the two boys, age 5 and 6.


The two children were taken to Tampa General as trauma alert.  Three others were taken there in critical condition.

An officer with Animal Control also responded and took a rat terrier dog to St. Francis Vet clinic for treatment of 3rd degree burns.  It was also reported that two cats, two Pomeranians, two Chihuahuas, a Lhasa Apso, and a husky were in the house, and have not been found.

At least 13 Pasco units and three Hernando County crews responded to the blaze at 18815 Old Shady Hills Road, just south of the county line.

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