Fire forces evacuation of Hallandale Beach high-rise

Residents say flames ignited on 15th floor of high-rise

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – A fire forced the evacuation of an oceanfront Hallandale Beach high-rise complex.

It happened Saturday night at a high-rise at 3180 South Ocean Drive.

Residents told Local 10 News that flames ignited on the 15th floor of the high-rise.

The complex was temporarily evacuated, but residents were allowed back into the building.

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Terrell Forney joined Local 10 News in October 2005 as a general assignment reporter. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, but a desire to escape the harsh winters of the north brought him to South Florida.