fire units extended its ladder to extract the occupant from a fourth floor condo
BREVARD COUNTY • INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH, FLORIDA – The Indian Harbour Beach Volunteer Fire Department was alerted Friday evening at approximately 6 p.m. to a structure fire at 520 Palm Springs Boulevard in the Harbour Royale South Condominium.
Upon arrival, fire units discovered a woman trapped on a fourth-floor balcony, who was rescued by Truck 56 crew, which extended its ladder to extract the occupant.
According to Indian Harbour Beach Volunteer Fire Department officials, the fire was contained to the condo unit of origin on the fourth floor, although multiple other condo units did suffer some smoke and water damage.
The rescued occupant and several City of Indian Harbour Beach Police Department officers were checked out by Brevard County Fire Rescue, and all denied injury.
Mutual aid was provided by the Satellite Beach Fire Department and IHBPD’s victim advocate, as well as the American Red Cross, were on scene to assist any displaced residents.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Indian Harbour Beach Fire Marshal.