Ward Towers evacuated after fire sparks in laundry room
Fire located, quickly extinguished, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue says
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Residents at the Ward Towers were removed from their homes Monday after a fire broke out in the building.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Erika Benitez said firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from the building near Northwest 54th Street and Northwest 22nd Avenue.
The building was evacuated as a precaution.
Firefighters located the fire in a laundry room on the first floor and quickly extinguished it, Benitez said.
No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is unknown.
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