An apartment fire broke out at the lower level of the downtown
The fire started on the lower level in apartment 602 B, where the fire then busted out a side window to progress up the apartment's exterior. The fire made its way into the attic, where officials spent a good amount of time battling the flames.
"It's an older building with a lot of voided areas," said McKee.
The complex's three or four occupants were able to evacuate before fire officials arrived, said McKee.
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