LAKELAND (CBSMiami/AP) — A fire broke out in a very bad place on Sunday.READ MORE: Have You Seen This Woman? Andreae Lloyd Missing After Being Abducted From Homestead Home
Emergency responders say one person is dead following an overnight fire at an independent living facility in Lakeland.
The Lakeland Fire Department says the fire broke out early Sunday at the five-story Bella Vista Manor, which houses 41 residents.READ MORE: Jury Reaches Verdict Of Manslaughter In Dayonte Resiles Murder Trial, Then Goes Back To Deliberating Room
Fire officials say the building was quickly evacuated and that one body was found in subsequent searches of the burned structure.
Two residents were taken to area hospitals for treatment of smoke inhalation.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.MORE NEWS: CBS4 Nat Moore Trophy Talk With The Dolphins Legend Himself
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