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TFD responds to 3 residential fires in 2 days

Bay Cedar Drive fire
Posted at 7:00 PM, Dec 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-10 17:35:43-05

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - A house fire Saturday night marked the third residential fire response in two days for the Tallahassee Fire Department.

TFD and the Lake Talquin Volunteer Fire Department were called a residence on the 8400 block of Bay Cedar Drive at 10 p.m.

Leon County deputies rescued a disabled resident from the heavy smoke and fire from inside the house. Firefighters also rescued two dogs.

The fire started from a window-mounted A/C-heating unit.

Paramedics treated two residents for smoke inhalation. One was taken to a local hospital.

Crews were able to put to the fire out. The damage is estimated to be $10,000. The Red Cross is assisting the residents.