Christmas fire damages 3 businesses in St. Lucie County

British stone. Lucie County, Fla. — Three businesses in St. Lucie County were affected by the Christmas Day fire Sunday, according to the Fire District.

The fire started just after 1 p.m. in the 3300 block of US Highway 1 South.

There were several reports of black smoke billowing from the building.

When crews arrived, they found the fire in the attic space.

The Red Cross was asked to assist two adults, three children and three pets, officials said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.