Brevard County Fire crews battle Merritt Island house fire

Firefighters responded to home just before 3 a.m.

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. – Brevard County Fire Rescue crews said they rescued a family dog from a house fire in Merritt Island early Saturday morning.

Firefighters responded to the home located at 430 Artemis Blvd. just before 3 a.m. Officials said the bulk of the fire was knocked down and the Red Cross had been called to help the residents.

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“The fire is currently under investigation. All occupants made it out and one was transported to a local hospital for observation,” Chief Mark Schollmeyer said.

A picture posted by Brevard County Fire Rescue shows a one-story home severely damaged with flames near the garage.

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