An apartment fire in east-central Fresno Thursday afternoon caused an estimated $125,000 in damages and displaced 25 people.
The fire started about 2 p.m. at Evergreen Terrace Apartments, 5226 E. Olive Ave. Of the 25 displaced, 13 are children, said Koby Johns, spokesman for the Fresno Fire Department. The American Red Cross is working to provide them with temporary housing, he said.
No one was injured by the fire and one small dog was rescued, Johns said. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
One unit was burned and there was some smoke damage to another, Johns said. Electrical wires were also burned and cut off power to eight units, resulting in the 25 displaced, he said.
Firefighters responded within five minutes, Johns said, and more than 30 firefighters brought the blaze under control within about 15 minutes.
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