UPDATE: East Boca Raton Fire Is Now Out, Investigation Under Way

Fire at 155 South Ocean Blvd. in BOCA RATON. No injuries as firefighters fought the blaze for more than a day. (Courtesy: Boca Raton Fire Rescue).


BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The fire near Ocean Blvd. and Palmetto Park Road, burning since late Sunday afternoon, is now out. Boca Raton Fire Rescue just issued the following advisory:

On Sunday January 2, 2022, at 4:06pm, Boca Raton Firefighters responded to a structure fire in an abandoned apartment complex located at 155 S Ocean Blvd, Boca Raton. Firefighters arrived quickly and began fighting the fire in a 3-story apartment complex.

Daytime view of the fire on Ocean Blvd. near Palmetto Park Road. It took Boca Raton Fire Rescue more than a day to battle the multi-unit blaze in a vacant building. (Courtesy BRFR).

The fire consumed approximately 1/3 of the structure before crews were able to extinguish the blaze. There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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