Four people injured in Lakeland condo fire - FOX 13 News

Four people injured in Lakeland condo fire

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LAKELAND (FOX 13) -

Four people, including a firefighter, were injured in a condo fire in Lakeland Friday.

The Lakeland Fire Department responded to a structure fire at Lake Bentley Shores Condominiums on East Edgewood Dr. Friday morning.

They said the fire affected building L, a two-story building that housed eight apartment units.

Firefighters found heavy black smoke coming from both floors when they arrived.

They were able to put the fire out quickly and evacuate residents.

Fire investigators said it started in the back bedroom of one of the apartments.

Three residents suffered smoke inhalation and burns. They were transported to the hospital.

A firefighter showed signs of heat exhaustion from fighting the blaze. They were treated at the hospital and later released.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Officials believe it was not intentionally set.

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