PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) – A burning candle is to blame for a fire in a Pembroke Pines mobile which caused thousands of dollars in damages.
Just after 11:30 a.m., Pembroke Pines Fire received a 911 call about the fire at the Holly Lakes Mobile Home Park located at 21740 NW 7th Street.
Firefighters arrived several minutes later and found flames coming from a bedroom in the home. Moving quickly, they were able to extinguish it before it could spread.
Fire department spokesman Thomas Gallagher said it started when a burning candle tipped over and caught a couch on fire. The fire caused about $15,000 in damage.
The three people who live in the home were not injured.
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