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One person dead after Palm Harbor apartment fire

The fire started Saturday afternoon at Lakeview at Palm Harbor apartments.
Emergency personnel, including firefighters and sheriff’s deputies, are seen at the scene of a fire at the Lakeview at Palm Harbor apartments Saturday.
Emergency personnel, including firefighters and sheriff’s deputies, are seen at the scene of a fire at the Lakeview at Palm Harbor apartments Saturday. [ CHRIS URSO | Times ]
Published Nov. 21, 2021
Updated Nov. 22, 2021

PALM HARBOR — One person was found dead after a fire damaged a Palm Harbor apartment building Saturday afternoon, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.

Emergency personnel from several area firehouses gather equipment after fighting a fire at the Lakeview at Palm Harbor apartments Saturday.
Emergency personnel from several area firehouses gather equipment after fighting a fire at the Lakeview at Palm Harbor apartments Saturday. [ CHRIS URSO | Times ]

Palm Harbor Fire Rescue responded to reports of a fire around 2:15 p.m. Saturday at the Lakeview at Palm Harbor apartments, formerly Ashford on the Lakes Apartments, at 3994 Stone Hollow Court. Sheriff’s deputies also responded.

The victim was found dead at the apartment building. The person’s name, age and gender were not released.

Pinellas County Sheriff’s forensics are seen at the scene of a fire at the Lakeview at Palm Harbor apartments Saturday.
Pinellas County Sheriff’s forensics are seen at the scene of a fire at the Lakeview at Palm Harbor apartments Saturday. [ CHRIS URSO | Times ]

No other injuries occurred, according to deputies.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and the state fire marshal are investigating the incident. No other information was released.