One adult and two children injured in Hillsborough County house fire

Posted at 12:12 PM, Oct 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-23 05:21:07-04

Hillsborough County Fire officials say one adult and two children were injured in a house fire Sunday morning at 1717 Carnegie Circle.

The fire broke out shortly after 11:00 a.m.

Officials say one adult suffered severe burns and were transported to Tampa General Hospital. The two children also receiving medical help after minor smoke inhalation.

ABC Action News reporter Isabel Rosales spoke to a neighbor who says he rescued the two children and woman from the burning house.

The homeowner wasn't home at the time of the fire. He returned home to find his house on fire. He says the adult who was burned is his girlfriend and said he is the father of one of the two children injured.

Investigators say the house is a total loss and the cause is still under investigation.

If you'd like to help out the family, you can call the homeowner at Edwin Woodard at 813-325-4643.