Hurricane Idalia flooding sparks 3 fires in Holmes Beach: Police

Hurricane Idalia kept firefighters in Holmes Beach busy Wednesday morning as flooding sparked several fires. 

According to police, one fire was in a wall and put out. 

A second fire was caused when a Tesla in a garage caught fire and was put out by homeowners. 

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Firefighters say a third fire occurred when a power line fell on a plastic shed, caught fire and spread to the home. 

Flooding is impacting Holmes Beach residents.

Flooding is impacting Holmes Beach residents.

Many areas of Holmes Beach are also experiencing flooding. 

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The Holmes Beach Police Department is keeping a close eye on the upcoming tide as the water had not receded as of 8 a.m. on Wednesday.