FIRE DAMAGES APARTMENTS

By JAMES EDWARD BATES – jbates@sunherald.com

BILOXI

Biloxi firefighters fought a fire at an apartment complex Wednesday afternoon.

Upon arriving on scene, firefighters could see heavy smoke pouring from building B at College Heights Apartments on DeBuys Road.

Assistant Fire Chief Kirk Noffsinger stated that most of the damage to the building was limited to upstairs apartment No. 32. Sunlight could be seen shining through damage to the ceiling and roof of the apartment. Heavy smoke damage also was evident. Another apartment also received moderate damage.

Several residents of the complex gathered outside of their apartments to watch firefighters bring the fire under control. There were no reports of injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Read more: http://www.sunherald.com/2010/03/31/2067954/fire-damages-apartments.html#ixzz0jrXWSca7

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