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North Miami apartment building evacuated after fire breaks out

Several people treated for smoke inhalation at scene

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. – A four-story apartment building was evacuated Wednesday in North Miami after a fire broke out on the second floor.

Lt. Kirston Miller, a spokesman for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, said the fire started just before 2 p.m. inside a storage unit in the building near Northeast Sixth Avenue and Northeast 130th Street.

One person was taken to a local hospital for treatment and several people were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Firefighters quickly put out the blaze, but electrical wires were exposed in the fire.