One person was killed and another was injured early Monday in a mobile home fire in Odessa.
- Mobile home fire occurred Monday morning in Odessa
- Flames were coming through roof when firefighters arrived
- One person died and another was hospitalized
According to officials, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded just after 6 a.m. to a fire in the 17000 block of Golf Vista Court in the Silver Dollar Golf/Trap and RV Resort.
The firefighters found flames shooting through the roof of the double wide mobile home when they arrived. Crews were also notified of a possible person still inside the home.
Crews immediately started search and rescue operations inside the home and firefighters located that person in the home. However, that person was already dead.
Fire officials are not releasing the identities of the victims. However, neighbors say the people who lived there were a husband and wife. The wife knocked on a neighbor’s door to ask for help while her husband was still inside.
Neighbors say the husband was disabled and couldn’t move around very well.
The 1-alarm fire destroyed the mobile home and caused damage to the outside of the neighboring homes.
An investigation will take place into what started the fire.