Apartment fire leaves residents in 9 units displaced

CENTER POINT, Ala. (WIAT) — Center Point Fire Department responded to a call at Raintree Apartments at 2318 Raintree Court shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday evening.

10 units were reportedly damaged by the fire, and residents in nine of those units were displaced.

“The fire was actually advancing from one apartment to another,” Chief Donnie West said. “They were able to contain it to four apartments–this is about a 10 unit complex.”

Everyone was able to get out safe, and without any injuries.

Investigators said they believe the fire started near the heating and cooling system.

Copyright 2016 WIAT 42 News

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