Cudjoe Key – A trailer in Coco Palms Trailer Park on Cudjoe Key caught fire Wednesday morning.
When deputies arrived at 6:15 a.m., they found the trailer at lot #15 engulfed in flames. They began knocking on neighboring doors to alert neighbors to the danger. As they were doing that, they heard someone yell for help near the rear of the burning trailer.
Deputy Todd Jones ran to the back of the burning trailer and found a man, 54 year old Peter Deluca, at the rear of the trailer. He helped Deluca to a safe area. Deluca was the resident of the burning trailer.
Monroe County firefighters arrived and extinguished the blaze. The Fire Marshalls Office responded and will investigate the cause of the fire.