Six adults and one child were left homeless on Saturday after a fire broke out at an apartment in Coconut Grove, authorities said.

Shortly after 5:15 a.m., City of Miami Fire Department units responded to an apartment fire at 3040 SW 27th Lane.

Upon arrival, firefighters found the one-story residential unit engulfed in thick smoke and flame billowing from apartment number one.

Firefighters entered the unit and began battling the blaze while searching all apartments to ensure no one was inside.

Within about 20 minutes the fire was under control in the apartment, but an adjacent apartment had suffered smoke and water damage.

A man was transported to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital with a head injury.

Volunteers from the local American Red Cross branch showed up to help coordinate emergency aid to the seven people affected by the fire.

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