Elderly woman killed, couple hospitalized after mobile home catches fire in South Miami-Dade – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

SOUTH MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) – A fire that broke out inside a mobile home at an RV park in South Miami-Dade left an aged woman useless and despatched her daughter and son-in-law to the hospital, leaving their group heartbroken.

Cellphone video captured heavy smoke billowing into the sky after Miami-Dade Police and Fire Rescue items responded to the scene of the blaze at Goldcoaster RV Resort in the world of Southwest 187th Road and 344th Drive, Sunday morning.

“I woke up to at least 14 fire trucks, multiple police officers flying by our house,” mentioned Holly Perry, the world resident who recorded the cellphone video.

The name for assist went out simply after 6 a.m.

“Attention all units, advising at Goldcoaster, it’s a trailer on fire,” mentioned the 911 dispatcher.

The blaze awoke residents on the RV group.

“I saved listening to, like, popping, like ‘bang, bang, pop,’” said a resident.

“It was terrible. The flames, they were too fast,” said resident Maria Crespo.

“When I looked out my bedroom window, I saw the house in flames,” said Perry. “It was just horrible.”

The three victims were sleeping as flames ripped through the trailer.

Neighbors said a retired pastor and his wife were able to get out, but the woman’s 95-year-old mom didn’t.

“They couldn’t get their mother out of the house,” mentioned a resident. “It breaks out hearts, it really does.”

The flames consumed the victims’ mobile park.

Now neighbors hope their close-knit group will discover methods to assist the household throughout this troublesome time.

“It’s very sad for this to happen. We care and we love them, and we are going to be praying for them,” mentioned Crespo.

“My heart just goes out to the family, and I hope, if there is any way anybody can help, I hope people come together and help them out,” mentioned Perry.

A buddy of the household mentioned the woman who was killed would have celebrated her 96th birthday on Monday.

The explanation for the fire stays below investigation.

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