Flames reignite at Merritt Island home

By Daniel Dahm, Managing Editor of ClickOrlando.com, ddahm@clickorlando.com
Published On: Feb 20 2014 06:26:23 AM EST
Updated On: Feb 20 2014 06:42:07 AM EST

Firefighters return to a Merritt Island neighborhood after flames reignite at a home.


Firefighters returned to a Merritt Island neighborhood Thursday morning after flames reignited at a home.

A fire broke out Wednesday at the Neptune Drive home, and firefighters extinguished the blaze around 5 p.m.

Fire officials used thermal cameras to check the house before leaving, but firefighters say they believe the fire may have not have been completely been put out. 

Firefighters say wind probably fueled areas that were still smoldering, sparking the second blaze.

Officials say a man using a blowtorch while conducting plumbing work ignited the fire initially.


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