Fort Pierce apartment fire displaces 10 people, sends 4 to hospital

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - St. Lucie County firefighters battled a multi-unit apartment fire in Fort Pierce Wednesday night that left six adults and four children displaced.

The fire started shortly before 7 p.m. in 700 block of Southland Dr.  

All four units had significant damage.

 

The fire, which appears to have originated in an upstairs bedroom, was under control at 7:11 p.m., officials said. 

Two women, a man and one child were transported to a local hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time.

The Red Cross is assisting residents who lived in the apartments. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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