Mobile home destroyed by fire in Belle Glade

Nearby residents evacuated from home

BELLE GLADE, Fla. - An unoccupied mobile home went up in flames in western Palm Beach County early Thursday morning.

At 3:24 a.m., crews responded to reports of a fire near NW Avenue B and NW 5th Street in Belle Glade, according to a news release from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Cpt. Albert Borroto.

Firefighters were able to prevent the spread of the fire to adjacent homes.

A nearby home was evacuated for the safety of the residents, said Borroto.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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