TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A man was burned in a mobile home fire in Tampa on Friday.
Tampa Fire Rescue responded to the structure fire at the North Rome Mobile Home Park at 1:30 p.m.
The first crew on scene found heavy smoke and flames coming from the middle section of the single-wide mobile home.
One resident, a man in his 50s, had been removed from the home and suffered burns.
He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
A neighbor who helped the man escape from the home suffered a minor burn.
The neighbor was treated at the scene and released.
The patient’s dog also safely escaped.
The fire was under control by 2 p.m.
Investigators are working to determine the cause and origin of the fire.