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Woman dies after fire at mental health facility in West Palm Beach

Posted at 11:47 AM, Feb 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-07 11:55:04-05

A woman was injured and later died when fire broke out in West Palm Beach Monday, according to police.

The victim was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead.

The fire happened in the 4300 block of Windsor Avenue at a mental health facility, according to West Palm Beach Fire Rescue.

The facility was not evacuated, according to officials.

Police say they will not identify the woman until family members are notified.

The Palm Beach County Medical Examiner will determine how she died.

Police say they are not looking for any suspects in connection with the fire.

Story updated to clarify the incident happened at a mental health facility.