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TFD Responds to Three Weekend Fires

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Posted at 5:49 PM, Apr 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-17 14:06:56-04

Tallahassee, Fla. (WTXL)--It was a busy weekend for the Tallahassee Fire Department as crews responded to three different fires. 

The most recent breaking out Sunday morning in the 9000 block of T-Bird Lane near Woodville. 

Crews say an electrical fire displaced a family of three. When officials arrived on scene they found a home completely in flames. They were able to get the blaze under control and searched for the residents. Luckily, no one was home at the time.

TFD says the causes appeared to be electrical. The American Red Cross is assisting the family.

Allen Road 

Meanwhile a kitchen fire destroyed an apartment on Allen Road. This one happened on Saturday night. Crews responded to the 2700 block where they say the fire was already out but once they got inside they found fire inside the walls. 

They were able to extinguish what was left of the blaze but say it caused about $25,000 in damages. 

No  other apartments were affected and no one was injured, However The Fire Department is reminding residents to never extinguish a fire alone--but rather call 911.

Main Street 

The Tallahassee Fire Department is working to figure out what caused a duplex to go up in flames Saturday night.

Firefighters were dispatched to the 2100 block of Main Street. When they got there the found the back of the home on fire.

Crews were able to quickly put it out and luckily no one was inside at the time. The fire caused about $5,000 in damages. The cause is still under investigation.