Early morning fire destroys home in Oakland Park

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. – A home was destroyed in an early morning fire Saturday in Oakland Park, authorities said.

A spokesperson for Oakland Park Fire Rescue said the fire broke out around 1:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of Northeast 36th Street. The Fort Lauderdale Fire Department assisted crews putting out the blaze.

Paramedics transported the homeowner to a local hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.