The fire happened
in the 3200 block of
Firefighters reported seeing a large black column of smoke in the air while driving to the scene. A 2 car garage quickly went up in flames rapidly spreading upward and into the attic of 7 of the units. Those seven townhouses were damaged and are now unable to be occupied.
The Red Cross is assisting the housing occupants with housing and basic needs. Nearly 30 firefighters were on scene. One firefighter was transported to a local hospital after a portion of ceiling fell on her. Two firefighters on scene were treated for heat exertion.