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13 impacted by fire at triplex apartment building in Lake Worth Beach

Damage limited to shed, apartment
Posted at 10:37 AM, Mar 03, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-03 19:06:38-05

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. — Thirteen people were impacted by a fire Saturday morning at a triplex apartment building in Lake Worth Beach, the American Red Cross said Sunday.

A Red Cross disaster-trained team helped coordinate emergency aid to those impacted by Saturday's fire, including seven children and a pet turtle, on North F Street. All three families were affected.

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Red Cross responds to triplplex fire in Lake worth Beach

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue was called to the 900 block of South F Street at about 4:30 a.m.

Firefighters found a badly burned shed in the back of the building. The fire had also spread to the apartment building.

There were no reported injuries, and the damage was limited to the shed and one of the apartments.

Preliminary findings show that the cause may have been electrical, but the investigation is ongoing.