Maitland Firefighters subdue shed fire started by hot lawn mower

Maitland firefighters subdued a fire that broke out at a shed after a lawn mower overheated on Tuesday afternoon.

The Maitland Fire Rescue Department and Orange County Fire Rescue teams responded to the incident near Edgewater Drive yesterday afternoon after receiving calls about a shed catching on fire by way of a hot lawn mower.

No injuries were reported by responding personnel and the fire was subdued immediately.

The incident follows a day in which Seminole County Fire Rescue crews responded to multiple calls for trash can and dumpster fires due to people not discarding fireworks properly.

Seminole County Fire Department responding to calls on July 4
Seminole County Fire Department crews battle a dumpster fire on July 4

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