ONO ISLAND, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE (7:07 p.m.) — Orange Beach Fire Department says one firefighter was treated on scene for heat exhaustion and transported to South Baldwin Regional Medical Center. No other injuries were reported.
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Orange Beach Fire Department has released the following information on Facebook:
Units are working to mop up after an afternoon fire on Ono Island. At approximately 4:09 this afternoon Orange Beach Fire was dispatched to the 33,000 block of Marlin Key Drive on Ono Island. Upon arrival crews found one structure fully involved and another partially involved. Two additional structures were threatened. There are no reports of civilian injuries at this time. One firefighter was treated on scene for heat exhaustion and transported to South Baldwin Regional Medical Center. Seven Orange Beach units were assisted by two units from Escambia County, two units from Gulf Shores, and Medstar EMS. Origin of the fire is under investigation.
There was a fully involved structure fire on Marlin Key Drive on Ono Island according to the Orange Beach Fire Department. Two houses were fully engulfed in flames.
It happened at about 4 p.m. Saturday. Firefighters are working to determine the cause of the blaze.
News 5 has a crew at the scene.
This is the second fire on Ono Island in the past four months. Another house fire happened on June 9. Neighbors say they believe that blaze began as a grill fire that got out of control at the rear of the home.