5 families displaced after fire in Lauderhill apartment building

LAUDERHILL, FLA. (WSVN) - Five families have been left without a place to stay after a fire in a Lauderhill apartment.

At approximately 11:15 p.m., Saturday, Lauderhill Fire Rescue responded to a fire on the second floor in an apartment building located in the area of Northwest 19th Street and U.S. 441.

One person was transported to Florida Medical Center suffering from smoke inhalation.

Five apartments have been affected directly, with two receiving most of the damage from the fire and the others sustaining water and smoke damage. About 25 people were affected in total.

Officials are unsure as to what started the fire.

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