ALERT: High Rise Structure Fire Hampering Highland Beach Traffic

Boca Raton Delray Beach Florida News Palm Beach County
The scene. Courtesy Delray Beach Fire Rescue.


HIGHLAND BEACH, FL ( (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — At least 30 fire and EMS units have been dispatched to a ”high rise” structure fire in Highland Beach.

The location is 3210 South Ocean Boulevard which is known as the “Villa Costa” building. Sources tell us that first arriving firefighters found a working fire in an electrical room. They say that sprinklers were activated and did a good job extinguishing the flames.

Even so, there is still an electrical fire on property, which emergency workers are trying to extinguish as of 10:35 Thursday morning. FPL has been called to the scene.

We do not know how many people have been evacuated or if there are any injuries. Check back for updates.

Highland Beach is a small municipality between Boca Raton and Delray Beach, primarily east of the Intracoastal waterway.

UPDATE: No reported injuries.


Paul Saperstein


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