Two dead in Sarasota house fire

Posted at 4:16 PM, Oct 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-26 18:03:16-04

Two people have died from a 3-alarm house fire in Sarasota.

Crews responded to the home located in the 3000 block of Sugar Lane in the Kensington Park neighborhood around 2:57 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon.

Three people were inside the home when the fire started.

According to Sarasota County Fire Rescue, firefighters had to break through a concrete wall to rescue one person who was rushed to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

Several surrounding roads have been blocked. Drivers are being asked to please avoid the area.



What caused the fire is unknown at this time.

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