Bradenton Herald

Mobile home fire

A mobile home was damaged Friday afternoon after the kitchen caught fire.

Cedar Hammock Fire Rescue was called to a home in J & N's Mobile Home Park, 1721 Cortez Road W. When firefighters arrived, they found smoke pouring from the home.

Firefighters searched the home but found no one home. There were no reports of injuries.

Firefighters believe the fire began in the kitchen but are continuing the investigation.

Police briefs are compiled from reports from the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, the Florida Highway Patrol, the police departments from Bradenton, Palmetto and the island communities and fire departments in Manatee and Sarasota counties.

- Brian Haas