Update on Milton fire

Press Release:
Downtown Milton Fire Update
* The fire was called under control at 11:30 p.m., currently not called contained.
* U.S. Highway 90/Caroline Street between Ward Basin Road and Canal Street will be closed until further notice.
* A second patient was transported to West Florida Medical Center; the smoke aggravated the pre-existing medical condition of an adult female living near the fire.
* The state fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
* Updated list of responding units- 15 fire departments:
o Santa Rosa County Fire Departments

§ City of Milton- Lead

§ Allentown

§ Avalon

§ Bagdad

§ East Milton

§ Midway

§ Munson

§ Pace

§ Skyline

§ Whiting Field

o Escambia County Fire Departments

§ Century

§ City of Pensacola

§ Ensley

§ Ferry Pass

§ Osceola

o Other support

§ Santa Rosa & Escambia Emergency Management

§ Lifeguard Ambulance Service

§ Gulf Power

§ Red Cross