Dog dies in Riverview fire

Riverview, Florida -- A structure fire burned down a shed and two pole barns on Lincoln Road early Sunday morning.

When Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to the structure fire just before 2 a.m. on Sunday they found two large pole barns and a shed fully engulfed in flames. Inside the two pole barns was a boat and a 5th wheel trailer with a woman sleeping inside. She was able to exit the trailer safely although her small dog was unable to get out and died in the fire.

Firefighters extinguished the fire within 30 minutes with no injuries to civilians or fire rescue personnel.The pole barns and shed including the 5th wheel trailer and boat were a total loss. Red Cross was called to help the displaced adult with food, shelter and clothing.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Fire Investigator was called to the scene and at this time the cause of the fire is under investigation.


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