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HCFR Responds to Commercial Truck Fire in Spring Hill 12/23/19

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(Spring Hill, FL) at 2:06 am, Hernando County Fire Rescue (HCFR) responded to a
reported residential house fire at 5000 Odin Street.

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First units arrived on the scene within 7 minutes and reported a commercial tool truck and
passenger vehicle with heavy smoke and fire showing. Crews immediately identified a live
power line had fallen on the truck causing the fire. As soon as the power line was secured,
crews made an aggressive fire attack, preventing fire spread to the residence in close
proximity of the vehicles.

Fire crews quickly brought the fire under control, preventing spread to the residence. There
were no reported injuries to the residents or responding Firefighters. The commercial truck
and passenger vehicle sustained heavy fire damage.

Due to the prevention of fire spread, the residents were not displaced. The fire cause was
determined to be the downed powerline.

HCFR units on scene included 3 engine companies, 2 rescue ambulances, and 2 Battalion
Chiefs for a total of 15 personnel on the scene.

Leslie Stein
Leslie Stein has over 35 years experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist working with neurologically impaired adults. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of South Florida in Speech Pathology. Leslie specializes in caring for individuals who have been effected by multiple medical conditions both acute and degenerative. Populations she cares for includes, but is not limited to, patients suffering from the symptoms of Stroke, Parkinsons, Alzheimers/Dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, and ALS which can adversely affect communication, cognition and swallow. Many years of experience has provided her with extensive knowledge and skills when developing individualized therapeutic techniques to help these patients return to their prior level of functioning or improving the quality of their life.
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