SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - In Manatee County, three families are temporarily out of their homes after fire damaged an apartment building in Bradenton.
The fire broke out in a unit at Springs at Palma Sola Apartment Homes on 66th Street West around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday evening.
Everyone was able to get out safely, but unfortunately a dog suffered smoke inhalation and firefighters were unable to revive it. It took firefighters about an hour and a half to put the fire out.
The fire caused around $50,000 in damage, but no word yet on how it started.
Families in three units are displaced and getting help.