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Deadly House Fire in Fort Pierce Under Investigation


Fort Pierce - Friday June 5, 2024: Authorities are investigating a deadly Fort Pierce home fire that has claimed the lives of two people.

It happened in the 3600 Block of Avenue O Thursday, in the early morning hours of July 4th. St. Lucie County Fire Rescue and St. Lucie County Sheriff Deputies responded around 2 AM.

The identities of the two victims have not yet been officially released. The cause remains under investigation.

St. Lucie County Sheriff Keith Pearson, in a video posted on the Sheriff's Office Facebook page, said: "We are still in the very early stages of this investigation. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected during this difficult time."