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

Most Popular

Cookies and milk with Apopka Police Department

The Apopka Police Department will host its regular Cookies and Milk with a Cop series this weekend.

John & John’s opening new pizza shop in south downtown Orlando

John & John's Pizza Shop is nearing completion on its new location in Orlando's SoDo district.

Apopka police looking for man who burglarized car, stole credit cards

The Apopka Police Department is asking the public to help identify a man who allegedly burglarized a car and stole credit cards that he used to make fraudulent purchases.

Blue-green algae caution issued for Lake Sue

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County has issued a blue-green algae bloom caution for Lake Sue.

19-year-old arrested for child porn, drive-by shooting at Regal Cinemas

A 19-year-old man who allegedly shot and injured a teenager at a Kissimmee theater during a drive-by shooting is facing 67 felony charges, including first degree murder and possession of child pornography.

ICE! sculptures returning to Gaylord Palms after two-year absenceĀ 

A popular attraction made entirely of ice will return to the Gaylord Palms Hotel after a two-year absence due to the pandemic.
Orlando
clear sky
73.3 ° F
75 °
70.7 °
85 %
0.7mph
8 %
Fri
95 °
Sat
97 °
Sun
96 °
Mon
97 °
Tue
95 °