Deputies: Man lit mobile home on fire, one firefighter injured

Posted at 4:55 AM, Oct 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-19 06:49:22-04

Hillsborough County deputies say a man lit a mobile home on fire on Gunn Highway, just east of Anderson Road in Tampa. 

Someone called 9-1-1 to report seeing an unstable person in the area overnight. Deputies responded to the scene before 2 a.m. on Wednesday. 

Deputies say they saw the man set the fire and they arrested him. There were reports that there were three other individuals inside of the home, but after searches, no one was found. Family of the man say that he lived alone. 

Hillsborough Fire crews responded to the scene and got the flames under control. 

One firefighter received minor injuries fighting the fire. 

The man is currently in custody with the Sheriff's Office and charges are pending. 

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