TFD: No one injured in fire that caused $60,000 in damages at apartment complex

The Tallahassee Fire Department said on Facebook around 10 a.m. it went to Ross Road to put out a fire.

By: WCTV Eyewitness News
August 19, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Fire Department says no one was injured after a multi-residential structure fire in the 200 block of Ross Road on Monday morning.

TFD says crews arrived the fire around 9:20 a.m. and saw heavy smoke upon arrival before entering the building and extinguishing the fire.

Authorities say the fire took nearly 30 minutes to be completely put out, and damaged two apartments in the six-apartment building.

TFD says the fire caused $60,000 in damages and is currently under investigation by the department.

Officials say the American Red Cross is assisting the residents affected.

TFD says they were assisted on scene by the Leon County Sheriff's Office, Leon County EMS, Tallahassee Police Department and the City of Tallahassee Utilities.


By: WCTV Eyewitness News
August 19, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Fire Department said on Facebook around 10 a.m. it went to Ross Road to put out a fire.

Firefighters were on the roof of what appears to be a duplex.

Around 11:45 a.m., the department posted on Facebook again, saying it was cleaning up at the scene on Ross Road.

This is a developing story and WCTV is working to gather more information.

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