Man, neighbor burned in Tampa mobile home fire

Hillsborough County

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.

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