Winds tear roof from Lakeland home

- Strong winds tore the roof from a mobile home in Lakeland this afternoon.

The home on Spencer Place -- just east of Lake Parker -- suffered damage around 3 p.m.  The view from SkyFOX showed large pieces of debris around the home, while several people were working to gather up the mess and assess the damage.

Two teenagers, and a number of pets were inside at the time, Polk County Fire Rescue said.  There were no reports of injuries.

The Red Cross said they were helping at least one family find a place to stay for the night.
 

Up Next:


Up Next

  • Winds tear roof from Lakeland home
  • Helping America's heroes, one step at a time
  • Rape suspect arrested in two St. Petersburg cold cases
  • Polk detectives look for lotto ticket scammers
  • Tampa police search for skimmer suspect
  • Clearwater police seek help finding missing teen
  • Smart meters could slow power restoration in Lakeland
  • 1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at Nashville church
  • Two Bucs players kneel during anthem, team makes statement
  • Massive supply drive underway to suppor Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria