SANFORD, Fla. A small plane crashed into a suburban Orlando neighborhood Tuesday, sparking at least two house fires.
A spokeswoman for the Sanford Police Department said at least three people were injured.
Authorities did not immediately release further details on the crash at the Preserves at Lake Monroe subdivision here, but video footage showed smoke rising from the neighborhood and firefighters dousing homes in water.
A small plane crashed into two Seminole County homes on Tuesday sparking a fire.
It happened at the Preserves at Lake Monroe subdivision along Wilson Bay Court, WESH 2 News reported.
At least three people were critically injured, and two helicopters were called to transport the victims to local hospitals, Sanford Police Department spokeswoman Cleo Cohen said.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane was a Cessna 310 enroute from Daytona Beach to Lakeland when it reported problems. Authorities said the plane was trying to make an emergency landing at Orlando-Sanford International Airport.
Video from Chopper 2 showed two homes were gutted by the crash and fire. A third home was also damaged. Multiple fire engines are at the scene working to extinguish the flames.
An evacuation was ordered along Wilson Bay Court, Cohen said.
The subdivision is located along Riverview and Narcissus avenues. The homes inthe subdivision are only a few years old, reports indicated.
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