Three firefighters injured in four alarm fire in Sarasota

House Fire

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Three firefighters from the Sarasota County Fire Department were injured during a four alarm fire at a home in Sarasota on Saturday evening.

Firefighters were called a home in the Country Place Community on Country View Lane, which located between Beneva and Sawyer Road. Witnesses say that the fire started around 7pm when flames from a barbecue grill caught the side of the home on fire and spread to the attic.

Neighbors tell ABC7 a family of six lived at the home.

Three firefighters were injured during the fight to get the fire under control. Two were taken to the hospital for heat-related issues and a third was taken for an unknown medical event.

The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

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