Family escapes early morning fire

BELLE GLADE — A Palm Beach County Fire Rescue press release stated that at 2:29 a.m. on Dec. 26 crews responded to reports of a fire on the 400 block of S.W. Ave. B Place in Belle Glade.

First arriving crews reported smoke from a second floor apartment and quickly entered to locate the source. Firefighters found the fire in a bedroom of the apartment and extinguished it.

There were no reports of any injuries and the Red Cross was contacted to assist one adult and three children. The cause of the fire was still under investigation at the time of the press release.

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