Firefighters called to extinguish fire at Jacksonville Beach high rise

Photo from scene.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Firefighters with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department were called Thursday night to extinguish a fire at a high rise on 1st Street in Jacksonville Beach.

According to a JFRD spokesperson, there was fire showing from a unit’s balcony on the 15th floor. Crews made entry and extinguished the fire.

Firefighters then searched the remainder of the building to ensure the fire didn’t spread. The owner of the unit was not home at the time of the fire but arrived home shortly after.

No injuries were reported. It’s unclear how much damage was done.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.