OPA-LOCKA, FLA. (WSVN) - Residents were forced out by flames after an emergency evacuation took place at an apartment building in Opa-Locka.

Fire ripped through the third floor of a three-story complex near Northwest 30th Avenue and 133rd Street, Wednesday afternoon.

Several units were charred.

Firefighters were able to trace the fire to a ceiling area on the top floor and put out the flames.

A dog was killed in the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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