Fence fire evacuates Lake Worth residents

LAKE WORTH, Fla. - A fence near an apartment building caught fire early Friday morning in Lake Worth, prompting some brief evacuations.

The fire occurred in the 300 block North H Street outside a four-unit apartment building, according to Palm Beach Fire Rescue. 

A fence about three feet from the homes caught on fire. At one point a caller stated they thought the fire had spread to the homes.

When crews arrived, they found the fence still on fire.  Residents of the four units were evacuated.

The fire was easily extinguished and an investigator was called to the scene. There were no injuries, and no occupants displaced.

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