Wesley Chapel

A fire that started late Tuesday night destroyed a single family dwelling,displacing a man and his 4 sons.

The house, which was located not too far from Station 13, was well involved when reports began to come in. Engine 13 wass committed to another call. Additional Engines were added to the response as well as a tanker. Rescue 13 and Battalion 2B were on the scene within minutes and reported heavy fire conditions. Battalion 2B was the IC.

A total of 4 engines, a tanker and 3 rescue units were used to control the blaze which is being investigated by FP1 of the Fire Prevention office.

The American Red Cross was called to assist the family and relocate them. When dispatched asked Battalion 2B what the family needed in the way of assistance his reply was "everything Pasco."

I do not have any information relating to injuries.