Premises Liability | Orlando Accident & Injury Blog - Part 2
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.
It was early in the morning of Friday, March 27th, that firefighters and other emergency response crews within Melrose began to receive reports of a house fire in Earleton. When the Melrose firefighters reached the address, they found the situation much as described in the reports. The home, located along Lake Sante Fe on a quiet stretch of County Road 1469, was in the process of being consumed by a violent and rapidly spreading fire.
A violent house fire that took place in Orange County nearly caused the death of a pregnant woman on the morning of Monday, February 17th. The fire, which was first reported sometime around 8:30 in the morning, began at an unknown time, but when it was noticed by residents of the home, it was too late to quickly extinguish the flames. It is not clear who alerted the Orange County Fire Department about the fire, but as soon as they received the call, numerous units were on their way to the burning home, located along Valley Drive.
On Thursday, a private company known as Rocket Crafters was in the process of testing one of their rocket engines when something went wrong at the launch site. According to reports from the company spokesperson, Rocket Crafters was in the process of working on an engine meant to assist in the launching of people into outer space when the mishap occurred. What exactly went wrong is not clear, but from the reports, it is apparent that it was sometime during the day and the event took place at a private property located along Cidco Road within the city of Cocoa.
A home close to the Central Florida city of Clermont suffered in a fiery blaze on Tuesday, January 21st. On hand to fight this fire were members of the Lake County Fire Department as well as other first responders and paramedics. At the time of this writing, much of the information around the incident remains either unknown or removed from public knowledge. Confirmed in the reports, however, is the fact that the incident was reported during the morning at a home located close Clermont, along Charter Oaks Trail.
An investigation remains underway regarding a massive fire that broke out at a Leesburg church close to 6:45 on the night of Friday, January 10th. Reports from the church leaders as well as fire officials who responded to the initial reports of the fire initially indicated that the reason behind the sudden fire was not known. It was revealed shortly afterwards that, in fact, there was reason to believe that the fire was the result of an intentional act of vandalism and that the individual who caused the fire was identified and apprehended shortly after the incident began.
During the very early morning of Thursday, December 26th, members of various first responder crews working within Orange County began receiving reports of a house fire at a home located along the 5800 block of Tomoka Drive. Reports from the Orange County Fire Rescue indicated that the calls began to arrive sometime around 2:00 in the morning. It is believed that the homeowner themselves was the first to notify the emergency response crews as to what was happening.