One injured in Merritt Island apartment fire

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. — One person was injured after a fire broke out at a Merritt Island apartment complex Friday afternoon.

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Brevard County Fire Rescue said they responded to reports of a fire at the Baxley Manor apartments around 1:30 p.m.

When firefighters arrived on scene they found a fire inside a second story apartment.

One person in the apartment was transported to a nearby hospital with unknown injuries.

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Fire officials said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.