Fire destroys home in Sarasota County

A home on Ashley Parkway in Sarasota was destroyed by fire late Monday.
A home on Ashley Parkway in Sarasota was destroyed by fire late Monday.(SCSO)
Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 11:22 AM EDT
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UPDATED at 1:45 p.m. with additional details.

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - One firefighter was injured Monday night in a three-alarm house fire in Sarasota County, officials said.

The fire started shortly after 10 p.m. Monday at a home in the 5800 block of Ashley Parkway.

It took firefighters nearly two hours to extinguish the blaze. The occupants of the home were not injured. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office said fireworks may have caused the fire. The injured firefighter was not hospitalized, fire officials said. The State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the incident.

A home on Ashley Parkway on Sarasota was destroyed by fire Monday night.
A home on Ashley Parkway on Sarasota was destroyed by fire Monday night.(WWSB-TV)

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