Fire breaks out at pavilion inside Lauderdale Lakes park

LAUDERDALE LAKES, FLA. (WSVN) - A fire has broken out at a pavilion inside a Lauderdale Lakes park.

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue responded to the scene at Northgate Park, at 3555 W. Oakland Park Blvd., at around 5 p.m., Thursday.

According to officials, the call came in as a picnic table on fire, but the fire spread to other parts of the pavilion.

7SkyForce HD hovered over the scene where heavy black smoke could be seen billowing from the pavilion.

Aerial footage also showed a picnic table engulfed in flames, as firefighters began to battle the blaze.

The pavilion roof was damaged, and most of the rest of the structure was charred.

Crews shut down Oakland Park Boulevard at 35th Avenue while they worked to control the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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