Santa Rosa Beach apartment unit damaged in fire

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South Walton Fire District firefighters responded to an apartment fire Saturday night at The Southern Apartments in Santa Rosa Beach.
South Walton Fire District firefighters responded to an apartment fire Saturday night at The Southern Apartments in Santa Rosa Beach.

An apartment unit at The Southern Apartments in Santa Rosa Beach was damaged in a fire Saturday.

The South Walton Fire District received the call about a structure fire at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived on scene, the fire had been contained to a single bedroom in the apartment by the unit's sprinkler system.

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One person had to be evacuated from the unit due to smoke inhalation, but was not transported to a hospital for further treatment, according to South Walton Fire District.

Fire damage to the unit was contained to the one bedroom, however, the unit did sustain additional water damage from the sprinklers.

This article originally appeared on Northwest Florida Daily News: Santa Rosa Beach apartment unit damaged in fire

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