Battalion 1 arrived on scene and reported smoke showing from the second floor apartment. There was a report that someone may still be inside of the apartment. Engine crews arrived on scene and went inside and searched the apartments and no one was found. The fire was contained to an upstairs bedroom where the fire started, moderate damage. The Fire Marshall investigated the fire and determined it to be children playing with matches or lighter. Crews were on scene for 1hr and 30 minutes. The Red Cross assisted 2 families that were displaced by the fire with food and lodging. Two apartments were affected by the fire.
Battalion Chief B.K.Shields