2 people in hospital after fire breaks out in Lauderhill Apartment
Lauderhill, Florida – An early morning fire broke out inside of a Lauderhill apartment, and two people were transported to an area hospital.
According to fire rescue crews, they arrived at the scene around 2:30 a.m. at the apartment located in the 7400 block of Northwest 44th Street.
Upon arrival, the first-floor apartment had heavy smoke and a flame coming from the kitchen area, adding the unit is unlivable after the fire traveled to the second floor, Lauderhill Fire Inspector Laura Lilly said.
According to officials, two people who were inside the apartment were hospitalized as a result of smoke inhalation.
At this time the conditions of the victims are not specified.