Fire at Hyde Park townhouse displaces one

TAMPA - An early-morning fire on the top floor of a Hyde Park townhouse left one person scrambling to find another place to stay.

Tampa Fire Rescue responded just before 4:00 Monday morning to the fire at 506 S. Willow Ave. in Hyde Park.

One person was displaced and other residents of the building will be able to return once venting operations are complete. 

The wooden porch caught fire from improperly discarded smoking material, according to the Fire Marshal.

Damage to the structure and the contents of the unit is estimated to be $85,000.

There were no reported injuries. 

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