1 dead, 1 injured after apartment fire

Apartment fire kills one in Seminole County

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating an apartment fire that killed a person in Fern Park late Saturday evening.

Seminole County firefighters said they were called to the Palms at Magnolia Grove Apartments off Sharp Court for a report of a fire.

Firefighters said when they got on scene, heavy flames were coming out of the roof, but they were able to quickly put out the flames.

Firefighters evacuated the building, but after the blaze was put out, they discovered one person dead inside the apartment and one person injured.

The Red Cross was called to assist people who were evacuated.