DETROIT – Residents were evacuated from an apartment on Detroit’s west side after a fire broke out in the basement, officials said.
There were around 100 residents inside the building that had to be evacuated.
Firefighters were still battling the fire at 11:30 p.m. Monday (July 26). The apartment building is in the area of Puritan Avenue and Fairfield Street.
“I started banging on doors telling people to get out,” a resident said. “I was asking everybody to get out.”
Firefighters believe the fire may have been caused by downed power lines.
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