Belle Glade apartment fire displaces 6 people

BELLE GLADE, Fla. - A Belle Glade apartment fire on Thanksgiving displaced six people, including three children.

Emergency crews responded to the fire around 10:30 a.m. in the 2600 block of Palm Glade Drive.

First-arriving crews reported there was smoke in the front of the building and flames from a side window of a second-floor apartment, according to Cpt. Albert Borroto with Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

Tammy Jackson-Moore with the Red Cross said a ceiling collapsed on a unit downstairs, causing water damage.

A team of Red Cross volunteers assisted with emergency aid for the affected individuals, three adults and three children.

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