VRFA douses small fire discovered in unoccupied apartment

A Valley Regional Authority engine was dispatched to a report of a smoke detector sounding in an apartment in the 400 block of 25th Street Southeast, Auburn, early Sunday.

Arriving personnel found light smoke and heat coming from the door of an apartment on the second floor of the complex. Firefighters forced the door open and found a small smoldering fire in a back bedroom.

The fire was quickly extinguished.

It was determined the apartment was unoccupied.

The fire is under investigation to determine cause and origin.


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