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5 people hospitalized, including 3 firefighters, in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea house fire

Cause of fire under investigation

Firefighters battled a blaze overnight at a home in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA, Fla. – Firefighters battled a blaze overnight at a home in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. 

Two people inside the home were able to escape the flames.

Neighbors told Local 10 News that a man and a woman ran out of the home. They were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital for burn injuries. 

Additionally, two Pompano Beach firefighters and a Lauderdale-by-the-Sea firefighter were also taken to the hospital. 

They were treated for dehydration and smoke inhalation. 

The home suffered severe roof damage, and a gaping hole could be seen in the garage. 

The state fire marshal's office and Broward Sheriff's Office violent crimes division are investigating what caused the fire. 


About the Authors:

Parker Branton joined Local 10 News in January 2019 as a reporter. He was born and raised in Rome, Georgia, but now loves living on the sunny beaches of South Florida.

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.