VENICE, Fla. -- A man had to be airlifted to the hospital after he was severely burned in a house fire Wednesday night in Venice. A Venice Firefighter was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a fire that took place in the 2700 block of Bonita Drive around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday night.
Fire departments from several agencies responded and extinguished the fire. The fire could be seen from I-75, according to SCSO.
SCFD on scene of house fire in the 2700 blk of Bonita Dr. Fire is knocked down at this time. 1 patient transported by Bayflite.