NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) — Authorities are investigating an early morning fire that engulfed a home and collapsed the roof in Northwest Miami-Dade.READ MORE: NY AG: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Sexually Harassed Multiple Women, Violated State & Federal Law
Flames were seen raging from the home at 3660 N.E. 101st Street at about 3:30 a.m. Friday.
“I came out the house and I seen a humongous fire. I started running over here and just called the cops,” said Robert Torres, who first noticed the fire and alerted Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. “I jumped the fence to see if there was somebody in here. I had to call police immediately because the fire was really, really big. I got real scared. I have kids in my house and I did it for my neighbors’ safety.”READ MORE: Florida Judge Orders Massage Parlor Video Of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Destroyed
FPL was called out to de-energize a nearby powerline.
Despite the destruction, no one was hurt.
Torres told reporters someone was recently living in the home but thinks they moved out. Officials didn’t say whether or not someone was inside the home at the time.MORE NEWS: Florida Breaks Another Record For COVID-19 Hospitalizations
They’re now looking into what may have caused the fire.