One person dead after Tampa house fire

One person dead, one person sent to the hospital following Tampa house fire

TAMPA -- Tampa Fire Rescue responded to a fire at a one-story masonry brick home in the 2000 block of East 28th Ave. Sunday afternoon just after 3 p.m.

According to authorities, the home was fully engulfed in flames and a woman was taken as a trauma alert to Tampa General Hospital with injuries from the fire after her neighbors pulled her away from the house.

One woman died at the scene.

A third woman was able to escape the fire without any injuries.

According to officials, the fire was contained and was put out by 4 p.m.

28th Ave. is shut down between 22nd and 24th St. while authorities do a further investigation. The Arson Task Force will be performing a more thorough investigation of the scene to determine the cause and origin of the fire. 

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