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Woman found dead after apartment fire in Belle Glade

Cause of fire under investigation
Posted at 6:33 AM, Jun 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-09 16:09:11-04

BELLE GLADE, Fla. — A woman was found dead after an apartment fire Wednesday morning in Belle Glade.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, firefighters arrived just after 4 a.m. at an apartment complex near Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and South Main Street.

Firefighters said they saw heavy smoke coming from the apartment complex and were able to extinguish a fire.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said an older woman's body was found in the apartment, but provided no further details.

No other injuries have been reported at this time.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.