Sunny Isles Beach high-rise evacuated after small fire
Blaze damaged 12th floor apartment but was contained, officials say
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – A residential high-rise building in Sunny Isles Beach was briefly evacuated Tuesday after an apartment caught fire on the 12th floor.
Lt. Matt Mandell, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, said the fire broke out just before 3 p.m. inside Winston Towers in the 200 block of 174th Street.
Mandell said more than 20 firefighters were called to the building after smoke was reported inside a hallway.
Crews were able to quickly extinguished the fire, which started in the kitchen, Mandell said. The blaze did not spread beyond the affected unit.
No one was hurt, Mandell said.
Copyright 2018 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.