Investigation Ongoing Into Apartment Fire

The investigation continues into a fire late last weel at the Federalsburg Manor Apartments which displaced 14 people. According to the Star Democrat, the Office of the State Fire Marshal reports no injuries in the blaze which took 30 firefighters about 30 minutes to control. The blaze resulted in an estimated $400,000 in damages. The fire started in a bedroom and was discovered by the apartment’s occupant, who attempted to extinguish the blaze with a bucket of water but was unsuccessful. The occupant then called 911. The American Red Cross is assisting those who were displaced by the fire.