No one was injured Friday night after a home in the 1100 block of 67th Street Northwest in West Manatee became engulfed in flames, according to Manatee fire officials.
At least five fire engines responded a little before 11 p.m. and the fire was put out in approximately 10 minutes.
Fire officials said at least four renters reside in the home. Some were home at the time of the fire, but it was uncertain how many.
“The most important thing is that they got out safely,” said West Manatee Fire Rescue Capt. Tom Sousa.
Cedar Hammock and Bradenton Fire Department assisted West Manatee Fire Rescue. There were approximately 20 firefighters on scene, officials said.
Firefighters could be seen on the roof after the fire was put out. The home was charred black.
Flames reached the tree line, according to a neighbor.
-- Beth Burger, Herald staff writer, contributed to this report.