MIAMI (WSVN) - Firefighters have put out a fire on a balcony outside of a Miami apartment.
City of Miami Fire Rescue crews responded to the apartment along Northeast 15th Street and Miami Place at around 11:15 a.m., Wednesday.
Traffic Alert: NE 1 Ave – Miami Ave on 15 St has been shutdown in both directions due to an apartment fire at 1500 NE Miami Place. Avoid area. @CityofMiamiFire pic.twitter.com/geIRjdH5lw
— Miami PD (@MiamiPD) February 10, 2021
Rescue officials said the flames were contained to the balcony after some furniture caught fire.
The building was evacuated after fire alarms went off.
“Everyone was here, and they were screaming, ‘Get out of the building!'” Mariangel Blanco, who evacuated from the building, said. “I just grabbed my dog, went outside the apartment, and that’s when I heard the alarms saying we need to evacuate the building.”
No injuries were reported.
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