Fire Engulfs Home, Man loses Everything Twice


A fire on Altha avenue in Panama City, broke out a little after 4 pm on Nov. 14, 2018. The flames completely engulfed the home of a man who had already lost so much to Hurricane Michael. Now he feels he has lost everything twice. 

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office and Springfield Fire Department responded to the blaze. According to Bay County Fire Department, the fire started in the backroom with an unknown cause, the fire marshal is still investigating.

The owner of the home was on scene. He spoke to News 13 and said he was trying to hook up his camper to his house. He believes something may have shorted out and caused the fire, now anything that he saved from the hurricane is lost in the fire. 

Gulf Power was also on scene making sure no other lines short circuited. No injuries have been reported at this time. 

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