A fire in Eden Pointe apartment complex in East Bradenton is under investigation, according to the Bradenton Fire Department.
At 10:56 a.m., additional assistance was requested to fight a fire in the Eden Pointe apartment complex, 955 53rd St. E. Flames and smoke were visible outside the apartment complex.
Bradenton Fire Marshal Kenneth Langston was on scene at the apartment complex initiating an investigation into the cause of the fire.
Six fire engines responded to the fire, but the blaze was contained to one apartment and quickly extinguished. Firefighters were seen airing out the first-floor apartment and sweeping out water from inside.
A man identifying himself as the property manager at Eden Pointe demanded media leave the property, blocking access to the scene.