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Fire extinguished at Okeelanta sugar mill property in South Bay

Posted at 5:01 AM, Jan 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-23 06:48:49-05

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue responded to an early-morning fire Tuesday at the Okeelanta sugar mill property in South Bay.

Fire Rescue Capt. Albert Borroto said crews responded at about 4 a.m. to the property located off U.S. Highway 27.

First-arriving firefighters found an abandoned Florida Power and Light structure, that housed a transformer, was fully involved. 

Crews started a defensive attack and brought the fire under control.

Borroto said there were no damages to any other structures and an investigator was called to the location.