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Three-alarm fire displaces more than 15 residents at 55+ condo community in Clearwater

Posted at 7:14 AM, Aug 28, 2018

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. 

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.

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