1 dead in Lauderhill house fire
LAUDERHILL, Fla. (WSVN) -- Firefighters found a dead body at the scene of a house fire, Sunday afternoon.
Fire rescue arrived on the scene to find flames coming through the roof of a home in Forest Lakes Estates, a gated community located on Northwest 50th Street and 67th Avenue in Lauderhill. "We encountered a home with heavy smoke and flames coming from the left side of the structure," said Lauderhill Fire Rescue Capt. Jerry Gonzalez.
A photo provided by Lauderhill Fire Rescue shows the hole firefighters made to enter the residence. "We found what appears to be an adult deceased," said Gonzalez.
Officials did not disclose the victim's identity. Authorities continue investigating as they try to determine the cause of the blaze.
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