Pasco County Fire Rescue firefighter injured battling a fire at a large Dade City house

Pasco County Fire Rescue reports one firefighter suffered injuries battling a fire at a large two-story home in Dade City.
 
Someone in the home at 37640 Sky Ridge Circle in Dade City at 4:16 a.m.  
 
Crews arrived 11 minutes later to find a flames engulfing a large two-story home and its in-law suite.
 
Four adults and three children were in the home at the time the fire started, and one adult has a minor injury.
 
Firefighters say they faced many challenges trying to extinguish the fire due to a lack of hydrants in the area. Fire Rescue used five tankers to shuttle water to the fire.
 
At some point while fighting the fire, one firefighter received minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
 
The home suffered extensive damage and will likely be declared a total loss. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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