Broward County

Oakland Park apartment fire displaces residents, closes stretch of Dixie Highway

A stretch of North Dixie Highway north of Commercial Boulevard is closed to motorists because of a fire at an Oakland Park apartment complex.

Oakland Park Fire Rescue, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue are among the agencies that responded to the blaze at the two-story Green Tree Apartments along the 5200 block of North Dixie Highway. Before dawn, smoke and flames could be seen as far away as Interstate 95.

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