DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Four people displace by a fire that damaged a s mall apartment house in the 600 block of South Ridgewood Avenue received help from the American Red Cross today.
Here is a synopsis of what occurred as described in a press release issued by the Daytona Beach Fire Department: Firefighters responded just before 9 a.m. where they saw heavy smoke and flames coming from a second-story window of thewood-frame house converted into apartments. A witness told firefighters that someone was possibly trapped on the second floor.
"As (firefighter) crews were making entry into the building, one male victim was coming out of the structure and he was assisted to safety by fire personnel," Fire Lt. Larry Stoney said.
A faulty electriacl outlet was demmed the source of the fire, which was limited to that floor, fire officials said.