Apartment fire displaces 15 families
LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla. (WSVN) -- Fire crews evacuated several units of an apartment building after a blaze broke out Tuesday morning.
Firefighters arrived on the scene just before noon to smoke billowing from the building, located at 4848 NW 24th Court. Fire crews said the fire started in a fourth floor unit. Luckily, it was unoccupied at the time.
Broward Sheriff's Office deputies also responded to the scene and helped clear out all surrounding apartment units, which included 15 families.
The fire was soon extinguished. No one was injured during the fire, except for some deputies who suffered minor smoke inhalation.
The cause of the blaze remains unknown at this time.
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