COCOA, Fla. – A child was injured Tuesday morning in a house fire in Canaveral Groves Shores, fire officials said.
The fire broke out at a home on Cabbage Palm Street, southwest of I-95 and Port St. John Parkway.
The child, whose age has not been released, suffered minor burns and was treated by Brevard County Fire Rescue paramedics, officials tweeted.
Officials said firefighters were “on scene with a heavily involved residential structure” and had to use “defensive operations” to battle the blaze.
The Red Cross said it was helping two adults and two children after the fire, providing them with emergency relief funds. Family pets were also rescued from the home.
The cause of the fire is not known.
1 pediatric with minor burns being evaluated by BCFR paramedics.— BCFRpio (@BCFRpio) February 16, 2021