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Crews respond to fire at Singer Island high-rise building

Multiple agencies respond to the scene
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Posted at 5:17 PM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 17:17:47-04

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — A small fire Wednesday afternoon at a Singer Island high-rise building prompted multiple agencies to respond.

According to Riviera Beach Police Department, someone left a stove on at a 16th-floor condo located at 5280 Ocean Way.

The fire prompted alarms to activate in the building.

Several agencies responded to the scene, including Riviera Beach police and fire, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and West Palm Beach Fire Rescue.

The northbound lane of Ocean Way was blocked to traffic for several hours. However, at times cars were allowed to use the southbound lane to go north.