Early Morning House Fire in Fort Lauderdale Sends Officer to Area Hospital - NBC 6 South Florida

Early Morning House Fire in Fort Lauderdale Sends Officer to Area Hospital

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    Fort Lauderdale House Fire Sends Police Officer to Hospital

    NBC 6's Melissa Adan brings you the latest on an early morning fire where one woman had to be rescued from inside. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016)

    An early morning fire in Fort Lauderdale sent one police officer to the hospital and left several people displaced for the time being.

    Crews responded to the scene at 720 NW 14th Terrace around 8AM Tuesday morning. While fire fighters continued to put out the flames, a female victim from inside the home was pulled out of a back window.

    One Fort Lauderdale Police officer and one firefighter were injured when they entered the building in an attempt to see if anyone was still inside. The officer was transported to Broward Health while the firefighter and woman from inside were treated at the scene.

    An investigation continues into the cause of the fire.