Reports are still emerging around a massive house fire that occurred within the City of Cocoa on Thursday, July 9th. According to what we know so far, the incident was first reported early in the morning. Sometime before 2:00 a.m., calls began to reach emergency dispatchers throughout Brevard County. These calls indicated that a large house fire was raging at a private residence located along the 3600 block of Brophy Boulevard. We do not know for certain who called the authorities to alert them to the house fire, but in cases such as this the calls most often come from one of three places: a passerby, a neighbor, or someone within the home who wakes up due to a smoke alarm or some other alerting factor.
The destructive force of fire touched a family living within the city of Ocoee during the middle days of June. Reports from the firefighting officials indicated that the first reports of the fire began reaching the station very early on Monday morning, while most people in the area were deep into their nightly rest.
An investigation is underway into the possibility that the large hole that suddenly appeared along A1A within Flagler County was the result of sinkhole collapsing. While the repair of the street remains underway, traffic that would otherwise have traveled through the area is being directed along alternative routes and roadways.
Authorities within Brevard County are currently investigating a fatal falling accident that took place at a condominium called the Pineapple House within the city of Melbourne sometime during the day on Sunday, May 10th. Statements at the time of this writing come from the Melbourne Police Department and indicate that the incident was first reported during the afternoon on the Sunday mentioned above.
Reports began to emerge today regarding an incident involving an Orlando woman in Cocoa Beach who died in an incident that took place at a Cocoa Beach hotel sometime on Sunday, May 10th. What we know at the time of this writing is that the woman, who was not named in the initial report, was either staying at or visiting a Cocoa Beach hotel on the day in question when they walked to the balcony and fell four stories to the ground below.
A deadly house fire that erupted within Brevard County is still under investigation as authorities attempt to discover what caused the blaze that resulted in a fatality early in May. The reports issued from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office so far indicate that the incident was first reported sometime during the night of Thursday, May 8th. The exact time that emergency calls began reaching dispatchers is not clear and very little about what was reported to emergency response crews made it to the initial statements around the incident.
A small Orange County business went up in flames early this month, resulting in an investigation by the Orange County Fire Rescue as well as other organizations within the area. According to the preliminary reports, primarily filed by the OCFR, the incident was first brought to the attention of the emergency response crews sometime around 5:00 in the morning. At that time, calls reached the emergency dispatchers for Orange County stating that smoke and flames were clearly visible coming from the Cars and More European Car Service Center, a local business that stands along a stretch of Colonial Drive lying near to Dean Road.
Members of the Ocala Fire Rescue are working to discover just what caused a disastrous fire within an apartment complex located within the city. Reports from the OFR indicated that the incident was first reported shortly before noon on Saturday, April 25th. It is not known who contacted the emergency personnel regarding the incident, but the call reported that one of the Steeples Apartments located along 2900 Southwest 41st Street was ablaze.
A house fire that took place within the city of Jacksonville is under investigation by the Florida Fire Marshal as investigators attempt to discover what happened to cause the deadly blaze. Reports from the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department indicated that the first suggestions of the fire began to arrive at the emergency dispatcher around 6:30 at night. After receiving the call, numerous firefighters responded and were quickly rushing to the residence where the fire was reportedly taking place.
Firefighters throughout Southern Florida are reporting an increase in the number of calls they receive relating to house fires. While the precise reasons behind this rise is impossible to confirm, it is highly probable that the numbers reflect the dramatic rise in the number of people who are at home throughout the day due to coronavirus.