CLEARWATER, Fla. — A three-alarm fire at a 55+ condo community has caused 18 residents to be removed from their homes, according to Clearwater Fire & Rescue.
Firefighters rushed to the Imperial Cove Condominiums, located on U.S. 19 North, early Tuesday morning after receiving a call just before 3:30 a.m.
BREAKING: Clearwater Fire Department on scene of a 2-alarm condo fire at Imperial Cove. Working to get more information now. pic.twitter.com/e4zvggrwvR
— Ryan French (@RyanFrenchWFTS) August 28, 2018
According to officials, the fire was located in the attic area of Building 8.
Four condo units received fire damage and two additional units received water damage.
Clearwater Fire & Rescue said they are still investigating the cause of the three-alarm fire.
Four firefighters received minor injuries and were treated on scene.
A total of 18 residents from seven units have been displaced. Red Cross is en route to the scene to assist those residents.
Imperial Cove Condominiums is a 55+ condo community near the waterfront in Clearwater.
This is a developing story. Refresh for updates.