Five people were displaced by a fire in suburban Lake Worth.

A fire at a residence in suburban Lake Worth displaced five people Wednesday, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue reports.


The fire started at about 7:30 p.m. in the 4900 block of Davis Road. The first firefighters on scene reported light smoke coming from the eaves of a single-story home, said Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Fire Rescue.


The firefighters found the fire in a wall of the structure and quickly brought it under control.


There were no reported injuries. The local chapter of the Red Cross provided volunteers to assist the affected residents with temporary shelter.


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