Child hurt, 8 units destroyed in Warren apartment fire

Fire breaks out at Warren Manor Apartments Wednesday morning

An 8-year-old girl has been injured in an apartment fire at the Warren Manor Apartments.

WARREN, Mich. – An 8-year-old girl was hurt and eight units were impacted early Wednesday morning in a fire at a Warren apartment building.

According to authorities, on Wednesday morning a fire broke out at the Warren Manor Apartments off of Dequindre Road, north of 8 Mile Road. Investigators say the fire began somewhere on the first floor, then made it up to the third floor and the attic and roof.

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Eight units in the building have been destroyed in the fire, and other units have water and smoke damage, officials said. The roof of the building has collapsed in some places, as well.

A firewall reportedly helped prevent the fire from spreading further than it did. The cause of the fire is currently unknown and is under investigation.

You can see footage from the scene in the video player above, and in photos down below.

An 8-year-old girl was reportedly burned in the fire and taken to a children’s hospital. Her condition has not yet been released.

No other details have been shared at this time.

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