Fire out at suburban West Palm Beach shooting range

SUBURBAN WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Firefighters responded Friday afternoon to reports of a fire at Shoot Straight shooting range in the 7100 block of Southern Boulevard in suburban West Palm Beach, said Captain Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

Upon arrival they found heavy black smoke inside the building in one of the ranges and were able to bring the fire under control before it spread to other areas of the building.

Several lanes of westbound Southern Boulevard were closed while crews battled the fire.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

A shooting range on Southern Boulevard in suburban West Palm Beach was evacuated Friday afternoon after fire broke out in the building.