2 families displaced following apartment fire in Hialeah

HIALEAH, Fla. – The American Red Cross is assisting a family of four, including two children, after an apartment fire in Hialeah over the weekend.

Images released by the Hialeah Fire Department show flames shooting out of the family’s third floor apartment, located on West 42nd Street.

Another photo shows smoke billowing from the building.

The fire reportedly broke out around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.

As crews with the department arrived, they said they found everyone had made it out of the apartment safely.

Authorities believe the fire started in the kitchen area, although the cause remains under investigation.

The apartment below on the same floor also had a sign posted there, deeming that unit unsafe as well.

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