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The Acreage, Fla. - First responders had to cut through hurricane shutters to save a man from a fire at his home in The Acreage Monday morning, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.
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The fire happened at a residence on Banyan Boulevard and firefighters said they could see smoke coming from the home when they arrived just before 9 a.m.
They said the victim was pulled to safety and then transported to a hospital.
The home sustained significant water and smoke damage, fire rescue said.
The condition of the person hospitalized has not been released.
First responders remind homeowners to remove shutters once a storm has passed.
Banyan Cmd *update* #fire is out, #Firefighters had to cut Hurricane shutters still in place to gain access pic.twitter.com/Qk7pvnoZNg— PBC Fire Rescue (@PBCFR) October 9, 2017
Banyan Cmd *update* #fire is out, #Firefighters had to cut Hurricane shutters still in place to gain access pic.twitter.com/Qk7pvnoZNg