Hudson fire destroys two gulf front homes, damages two others

HUDSON — Fire destroyed two gulf-front homes, damaged two others and sent one person to the hospital on Monday, officials said.

Pasco County Fire Rescue received a 911 call about 6 a.m. Monday about a house fire along the 6500 block of Driftwood Drive in the Driftwood Isle neighborhood, according to a news release. When fire crews arrived, they found three homes on fire and the flames fanned by heavy winds.

Investigators with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office talk Monday with residents of the 6500 block of Driftwood Drive, where an early morning fire leveled two homes and damaged two others. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]

One person with severe burns was flown by medical helicopter to a hospital.

Two of the homes were destroyed and two others were damaged, fire rescue officials said. Several vehicles were also damaged or destroyed. Aerial video captured by WFLA, Ch. 8

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NAI THOR Launches With Eye on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Two former executives with NAI KLNB have launched NAI THOR Commercial Group, a full-service brokerage firm serving Florida’s Gulf Coast. The firm’s principals are Brad Berzins, a 20-year industrial and investment sales broker who was formerly with NAI KLNB in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C.-Northern Virginia markets, and Andy Georgelakos, a former president of NAI KLNB. Their office will target Tampa, Sarasota, Fort Myers and Naples, among other markets. 

NAI THOR Commercial Group is the 12th NAI affiliate in Florida joining other major market offices in Miami, Orlando, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale. There are other offices currently opening in Tampa and Fort Myers, with Sarasoa and Naples coming online shortly.

NAI THOR Commercial Group has formed a strategic alliance with NAI Miami, led by Jeremy Larkin, allowing the firms to connect and serve Florida’s two largest markets in Tampa and Miami consisting of approximately 10 million people, along with the secondary

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