Car fire forces evacuation of home in Tampa

Tampa, Florida -- A car that caught fire at 3012 W. Crest Ave. in Tampa on Tuesday set fire to the house and forced eight people to evacuate, according to Tampa Fire Rescue.

Several fire and rescue units are on the scene, which is off of MacDill Avenue and south of Hillsborough Avenue. The fire reported at 3:13 p.m.

A resident came home and noticed smoke underneath his car after pulling into the carport, according to Fire Rescue.

The seven of eight occupants of the home were able to evacuate safely, with one individual getting a minor injury and was taken to a hospital.

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