Monroe County Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at
5:04 a.m. on Big Coppitt Key. Stations 8, 9, and 10 responded to the fire
within minutes of the call. Upon arrival, a single wide mobile home of
approximately 700 sq. ft was partially on fire.
“The crews did a great job containing the fire,” said
Francisco Perez Diaz, Monroe County Battalion Chief. “The fire was quickly
knocked down and under control.”
There were no injuries reported. The one occupant of the
home safely evacuated from the structure. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office also
responded. The American Red Cross and the utility companies were notified.
Monroe County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause and origin of