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Hummer Destroyed in Fire, One Person Injured in Homosassa

By CRAIG STEVENS, Correspondent | May 12, 2021 | FLORIDA

Story No. 051321104

HOMOSASSA, FL - At 10:52 A.M. on May 12th, crews were dispatched for a vehicle fire at S. Alabama Ave. and W. Grover Cleveland Blvd. in Homosassa. The vehicle involved was a 2004 Hummer H2 that had just filled up gas cans at the Texaco Food Mart on W. Grover Cleveland Blvd. Engine 3 from Homosassa arrived on scene at 10:59 A.M. and the fire was out at 11:09 A.M. There were four five-gallon containers filled with gasoline in the back of the vehicle. There was one injury; however, the person refused transport against medical advice. The Florida State Fire Marshal's Office was on scene to conduct an investigation and Florida Department of Environmental Protection was notified to coordinate cleanup of the fuel spill. The last unit cleared the scene at 1:36 P.M. The official cause will be determined by the Florida State Fire Marshal's Office.

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