Home destroyed after generator sparks fire

A generator exploded at a Spring Hill home, destroying it, Hernando County Fire Rescue said.

About 12:50 p.m. Monday, crews were called to 13131 Drysdale St. The two residents were able to get out of the home.

When crews arrived, they found smoke and heavy fire. They were able to bring the fire under control quickly, but the home is now unlivable. The residents will be staying with relatives. 

Firefighters remind the public to be careful with generators and follow all manufacturer's recommendations.

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