Multiple families in Bradenton temporarily without their homes after fire

Bradenton Fire

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.

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