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Two women hospitalized after altercation in Ft. Pierce


(FORT PIERCE, FL) – Two women were rushed to the hospital after they were involved in an altercation in Fort Pierce on Friday night.

Officers with the Fort Pierce Police Department and St. Lucie County Fire Rescue responded to the 300 block of Mockingbird Avenue at about 6:15 p.m. regarding a physical altercation involving two female roommates.

Police say the victim of the fight was able to flee the area, before the other woman involved started a fire in the residence. The woman who started the fire was severely burned during the process.

Both women were transported to Lawnwood Hospital.

The victim is reported to be in stable condition. The other roommate is listed in serious condition.

The Fort Pierce Police Department and St. Lucie County Arson Investigator are investigating the incident.