PALM CITY, Fla. - A fire at an assisted living facility in the 1200 block of SW Shoreline Drive in Palm City forced the evacuation of some of its residents Wednesday evening, said District Chief Daniel Wouters, spokesman for Martin County Fire Rescue.
The fire started on the stove and filled a section of the facility with smoke, Wouters said.
The fire started around 9 p.m. and was quickly extinguished. Firefighters are in the process of clearing out the smoke, Wouters said.
He did not know how many residents were displaced or if they will be able to get back to their quarters tonight.
No one was injured in the fire, Wouters said.