Monroe County Fire Rescue Stations 9, 10, 11, and 13responded to a fully involved structure fire on Oleander Lane on Sugarloaf Keyat approximately 11 p.m. on Monday. Ladder 11 used an elevated stream toextinguish the flames that vented through the roof of the structure. The firewas contained to the building of origin.
The two occupants in the home were able to escape with noinjuries. A cat was pulled from the structure, given oxygen, and transported toKeys Animal Care Center for further care.
The Monroe County Fire Marshal ruled the fire accidentalfrom an electrical malfunction. High winds contributed to the fire’s quickspread.
Pictured: Monroe County Firefighter Gavin Mock administers oxygen to acat pulled from the structure fire.