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Pasco County Fire Rescue Fights Three-Alarm Fire in Hudson

By COREY DIERDORFF, Correspondent | November 02, 2020 | FLORIDA

Story No. 110520106

Hudson, FL - At approximately 6:00 A.M. on November 2nd, Pasco County Fire Rescue received a 911 call reporting a residential structure fire in the 6500 block of Driftwood Dr., in Hudson.

When firefighters from Engine 10 arrived, they reported three homes on fire with heavy winds pushing the fire across the road and into adjacent homes. Due to the heavy fire involvement and wind conditions, firefighters quickly upgraded the fire to a third-alarm.

One patient was flown by medical helicopter from the scene with severe burn injuries. There were a total of four homes that suffered fire damage. Two of those homes are a complete loss. Additionally, three vehicles and a boat were damaged in the fire.

At the peak of the incident, over 30 units responded to the scene, with approximately 80 firefighters from Pasco County Fire Rescue, Hernando County Fire Rescue, and New Port Richey Fire.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.