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Massive fire extinguished in Wellington

Posted at 4:25 AM, Mar 17, 2017
and last updated 2019-03-25 23:51:07-04

Firefighters extinguished a large house fire on Wimbledon Circle this morning.

Initial reports indicated that firefighters responded to a home in the 11000 block of Wimbledon Circle inside the Palm Beach Polo & Country Club around 3:40 a.m.

Large flames were shooting into the air as firefighters arrived. The blaze could be seen from Forrest Hill Boulevard.

Firefighters say a partial roof collapse of the structure has occurred.

The fire has been extinguished and overhaul operations have begun.

A fire investigator is headed to the scene.

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue says the fire entered the attic area and spread quickly.

All of the residents were outside of the home when crews arrived.

One pet, a cat, could not be located by firefighters.

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