A structure fire early this morning has a duplex unit in the Gateway community with about $80,000 in damages.
Southern Manatee Fire Rescue responded to the scene at 4420 55th Ave. Drive E., at 5:05 a.m., this morning. Upon arrival, the first unit found heavy fire through the roof on a single story duplex with both units being affected. Both units were reported to be vacant, and no occupants were found during searches, a release by the Southern Manatee Fire & Rescue District states.
A total of 12 fire personnel and two emergency medical services personnel with six pieces of apparatus responded.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Damage to the duplexes is estimated at $80,000.
Currently 0 Responses
24 Christmas Eve Family Service
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
24 Christmas Eve Traditional Service
9:30 pm - 11:30 am
25 Christmas Traditional Service
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12 Scramble for SPARCC
Food and fun
The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and its Young Leaders Alliance have something to talk about: the organizations collected 764 pounds of nonperishable food and $1,295 cash to benefit The Food Bank of Manatee/Meals on Wheels PLUS.
River Club’s Cheryl Kaufman says she’s still pinching herself.
A little “Ho! Ho! Ho!” can go a long way this holiday season.