By Ashley Cox

LARGO, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)– Largo Fire Rescue reminds the community the importance of fire safety during dry weather conditions after a house fire in Largo.

Posted by Largo Fire Rescue-Public Education Department.

Largo Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 1420 10th St. SW at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 27.

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The fire originated near the Pinellas Trail, and due to current dry conditions, the fire quickly spread to the fence, yard, and home of a bearby resident according to reports.

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Fire crews successfully put out the fire with no injuries involved, all occupants were out of the home.

The source of the fire was not found.

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Largo Fire Rescue wants to remind residents of the importance of fire safety
during dry weather conditions:

  • Don’t burn trash, leaves, or brush.
  • Practice safe grilling by maintaining a 10 feet distance from any brush, fence or structure and never leave a grill unattended.
  • Don’t park vehicles or motorized equipment on grass or nearby shrubbery.
  • Teach children the dangers of playing with fire and to never touch matches or lighters.
  • Don’t dispose of cigarettes on the grass or outside of car windows.
  • Put cigarettes out in a proper ash tray with water.