SUBURBAN BOCA RATON, Fla. -- More than 15 people were evacuated from a suburban Boca Raton apartment building this morning after a fire broke out.
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue crews were called when the fire broke out around 2 a.m. at Somerset Place, a three-story apartment building at 5614 Wellesley Park Drive.
Investigators saw flames and smoke when they arrived at the scene. The fire started on the second-floor balcony, but traveled as embers moved to the first and third floors.
Witnesses said they heard popping and a roar around 2 a.m., looked out the window and saw flames.
At least two units of the building are hollowed out, according to fire rescue officials.
At 6 a.m., fire crews were still putting out hot spots and smoke was still billowing from the roof.
No one was injured in this fire. The cause is still under investigation.
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