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Fire, explosion shakes West Palm Beach neighborhood

Posted at 9:25 AM, Dec 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-03 18:56:28-05

Crews with West Palm Beach Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire in the 300 block of North Lakeside Court Sunday morning.

The call came in shortly after 8 a.m. for an apartment fire in the area near Good Samaritan Medical Center. 

A large plume of smoke was visible from I-95 as crews worked to put out the fire. Fire Rescue tells WPTV that the fire also involved an explosion and quickly spread to a nearby structure. Investigators remained on site to determine the cause. The residence is a total loss, according to investigators on scene. A total of six residents were evacuated. Red Cross was called in to assist with temporary shelter. 

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