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Fireworks blamed for overnight fires in Wellington, suburban Lake Worth

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Posted at 4:27 AM, Jul 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-05 11:31:13-04

Investigators said an overnight fire caused by fireworks resulted in $100,000 in damages to a former restaurant in Wellington. 

The fire occurred off Forest Hill Boulevard at a closed business near the Mall at Wellington Green.

Fire crews were at the scene around 2 a.m.

No injuries were reported.

It's unclear if the fire started by accident or was set intentionally.

House fire in suburban Lake Worth

Firefighters say Fourth of July fireworks also caused a house fire in suburban Lake Worth.

The fire started just before 11 p.m. Monday on Brunson Circle.

Everyone inside the house escaped the flames, but the home is a total loss.

(House fire on Brunson Circle)

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