11/08/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/08/2021 14:45
November 08, 2021
Today, Nov. 8, at 11:45 a.m., the Tallahassee Fire Department (TFD) was dispatched to a report of a house fire in the 900 block of Mill Street. An abandoned house was reported to have smoke coming from the structure by a passerby. Upon arrival, TFD crews found heavy smoke and some fire showing from the attic on all sides. A defensive transitional attack followed by an offensive attack quickly knocked down the fire. The fire was under control within 10 minutes.
No injuries were reported. The structure was a total loss, and the cause is currently under investigation. TFD was assisted on scene by Tallahassee Police Department, City of Tallahassee Utilities and Leon County EMS.
Richard Jones, Deputy Fire Chief, 850-509-0537