Weekend Blaze Causes $500K in Damage to Alabama Building

April 7, 2009

A weekend fire engulfed a three-story apartment building in Mobile, Alabama causing an estimated $500,000 in damage.

Authorities said about 50 people managed to get out of the structure without injury.

A Mobile Fire-Rescue spokesman said the blaze broke out at about 7 a.m. Sunday at Autumn Chase Apartments off Grelot Road.

It took firefighters less than 30 minutes to bring it under control.

Investigators have not determined how it started.


Information from: Press-Register

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