No Injuries Reported After Fire Breaks Out Inside Overtown Home - NBC 6 South Florida

No Injuries Reported After Fire Breaks Out Inside Overtown Home

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    Candle Sparks Fire at Home in Overtown

    A home in Miami's Overtown neighborhood is left badly damaged after a candle sparks a fire.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019)

    What to Know

    • Firefighters arrived at the scene near Northwest 20th Street and 3rd Avenue before 5 a.m., where flames raged throughout the home.

    Crews spent part of Tuesday morning putting out a massive early morning fire that broke out inside of a home in the Overtown neighborhood in Miami-Dade County.

    Firefighters arrived at the scene near Northwest 20th Street and 3rd Avenue before 5 a.m., where flames raged throughout the home.

    Officials say no one was hurt in the incident and they were able to get the blaze under control after about an hour.

    The mother of the home's owner told NBC 6 that her daughter had left a candle burning on a stove inside the home before leaving for her job as a Miami-Dade Transit driver.

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