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Man sent to hospital after fire at Plant City home

Man sent to hospital after fire at Plant City home

PLANT CITY, Fla. (970 WFLA) - Hillsborough County firefighters said they are investigating what caused a fire late Sunday evening that sent one man to the hospital.

Firefighters said they responded to a residential structure fire at approximately 11:30 pm Sunday.  They said when the first crew that arrived on the 2300 block South Wiggins Road, they were flagged down by a 50-year-old female with her 72-year-old father lying in the grass. 

Some HCFR crews attended to the man, firefighters said, as others attacked the fire and did a search for any additional victims, with none found. 

Firefighters said the single story home sustained some significant fire damage near the front, left corner of the house. 

The 72-year-old man was transported to a nearby hospital with non life threatening injuries, according to HCFR. 

The American Red Cross was called to the scene to assist the family with any immediate needs, according to firefighters.


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