Investigation Underway Into Suspicious SW Dade House Fire

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Arson investigators have been called in to determine the cause of a fire in a vacant home in Southwest Miami-Dade Wednesday night.

When firefighters forced their way into the home near SW 103rd Avenue and 55th Street, they found every room was engulfed in flames.

While they don’t know what caused the fire, those who live around it were grateful that firefighters were able to put it out quickly.

“All the fire’s coming this way here, it don’t go to the other side. All the fire is like ‘whew’, the wind put all the fire this way here,” said Jose Gonzalez. “I told the fire department hurry up, hurry up it’s on the way. I’m nervous because I’ve got this boat here, my family’s here.”

Firefighters managed to contain the flames to the home.

Neighbors said the man who lived in the home died more than two months ago and no one has lived there since. They added that FPL cut power to the residence about three weeks ago.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Miami

Adopt-A-Family For The Holidays
Precious Pets

Listen Live