Holiday family's home destroyed by fire

Posted at 6:26 PM, Jun 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-11 02:27:44-04

HOLIDAY, Fla. -- A family of seven is without a home following a two-alarm fire in Holiday Saturday afternoon.

The fire broke out at approximately 4:25 p.m. according to a release issued by Pasco Fire Rescue. The residence in the 4100 block of Oakfield Avenue was fully involved in flames when crews arrived.

One adult and two children were at home when the fire broke out but they managed to escape unharmed. The local chapter of the American Red Cross was called in to assist three adults and four children with shelter and necessities.

It took Pasco firefighters 30 minutes to get the fire under control and no injuries were reported. The official cause is not yet known as the investigation continues.