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A Hillsborough County firefighter was on the job when the call came in for a fire in Riverview and it turned out to be his own home. He managed to reach his wife and got her out of the house with this three-year old son. They lost the family dog in the blaze. The home was a complete loss and a GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family.
We’re not out of the hurricane season yet and with just weeks to go before it does officially end we have a system out there with a good chance of becoming our next named tropical storm. The National Hurricane Center is watching system tracking a tropical wave east of the Leeward Islands. It would be named Patty, but it it’s not expected to threaten Florida.
Football action on Sunday saw the Bucs drop another one at Raymond James Stadium to Washington with Ryan Fitzpatrick starting at QB 16-3. But the Tampa Bay Lighting will be celebrating tonight as Marty St Louis does into the NHL Hall of Fame in Toronto. Lighting players Vinny Lecavalier and Brad Richards will be there along with Dave Andreychuk, captain of the Lightning's 2004 Stanley Cup winning team and himself a 2017 hall inductee.
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