Firefighter suffers minor injuries while fighting house fire in suburban Lake Worth

SUBURBAN LAKE WORTH, Fla. - A firefighter suffered minor injuries while fighting a house fire in the 7300 block of Cocoanut Drive in suburban Lake Worth Wednesday evening, said Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

He was taken to JFK Medical Center for follow-up treatment, Borroto said.

Fire crews responded around 7:24 p.m. to a structure fire at 7365 Cocoanut Drive. When crews arrived they found heavy smoke billowing from the front and one side of an unoccupied single-family home.

Firefighters found the fire coming from the kitchen area and quickly brought it under control, Borroto said.


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