BELLE GLADE, Fla. - Residents of the Assisted Living Facility in Belle Glade were evacuated early Saturday morning after a fire broke out in the building.
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue officials said rescue crews responded the 300 block of Southwest 10th Street around 6:30 a.m. Upon arrival, crews encountered heavy smoke on the second floor of the building.
They managed to put out the fire, believed to have started in the automatic sprinklers.
As a precaution, one patient was transported to a local hospital.
The fire is currently under investigation.