Fire forces brief evacuation of WPB apartment

Fire forces brief evacuation of WPB apartment

Crews responded to an overnight fire at a historic Northwood apartment building on 24th Street in West Palm Beach.

According to a battalion chief, there was a small fire around 3 a.m. Monday on a porch outside of the Norway building, which sent smoke into the structure.

Everyone inside the apartment ran out of the building.

The fire was out by 3:45 a.m. and everyone was allowed back into the building. No one was displaced.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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