UPDATE: 6/21/2022 8:35 a.m.

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) – One home was destroyed, and another damaged after a fire broke out early Monday morning.

According to South Walton Fire District, firefighters arrived to find a home and car in the driveway fully engulfed in flames. The fire was also threatening two nearby homes.

Five people were inside the home at the time the fire started but were able to make it out safely.

Firefighters said the fire appears to have started in an outdoor grilling area before spreading to the home. That home and the vehicle are a total loss.

One of the homes next to it was heavily damaged on one side.


MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) – Several fighters are still on the scene of a house fire that broke out around 3:30 a.m. Monday.

Firefighters said they arrived to find a home and a vehicle in flames on Old Towne Avenue, which is in the Sandestin community. They said the fire was rapidly spreading to nearby homes.

Courtesy: South Walton Fire District

Firefighters said three homes were ultimately involved in the incident. However, the extent of the damage to the other two homes is unknown at this time.

No injuries were reported.

Courtesy: South Walton Fire District