MANATEE — The inside of a Vista Del Lago mobile home was destroyed by a fire reported at 6:11 a.m. Wednesday, according to Cedar Hammock Fire Rescue.
Firefighters responded three minutes after receiving a report of a structure fire at the mobile home in the 800 block of 53rd Avenue West in the mobile home park, according to the news release. The caller said smoke was coming from the eaves of the mobile home. Three fire engines and one battalion chief from Cedar Hammock Fire Rescue and an ambulance from Manatee County Emergency Medical Services responded to the fire.
Firefighters forced their way into the home and encountered heavy smoke from a fire. Within minutes, the fire was brought under control. No one was home at the time of the fire. Neighbors told firefighters the homeowners are in Canada.
No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Cedar Hammock Fire Rescue Fire Prevention Bureau.