WEST PALM BEACH (AP) — Two people have died after a fire broke out at a South Florida religious store that sells candles, incense and other combustible items.READ MORE: Man Shot While Driving On I-75; FHP: At Least One Vehicle Shot At On S. Fla. Highways Every Week
A witness getting her hair done at a nearby salon on Saturday said she heard a loud boom.
A short time later, she said a woman came into the salon and was so badly burned that her clothes and much of her skin had peeled off.
The fire started around 1 p.m. at the St. Anne & Vierge Miracle Botánica in West Palm Beach. About 45 firefighters responded.READ MORE: Black Friday Shoppers Out Early Hoping To Score Deals
One of the women was found dead at the scene. Neither victim was identified.
It’s unclear what sparked the blaze.
The Palm Beach Post reported that traffic was diverted from the area as Fire Marshal officials collected evidence at the scene.MORE NEWS: Day Before Thanksgiving Sets TSA Pandemic Travel Record
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