ALBANY, Ore. – More than 10 people are without a home after an apartment fire in Albany Thursday morning.
The Albany Fire Department said crews first responded to Madison Apartments just after 10:30 a.m. An upstairs apartment was on fire with heavy black smoke coming from it.
All occupants of the complex evacuated successfully, fire officials said. One pet was reported to be in the apartment at the time of the fire but was not found.
One apartment was a total loss and multiple apartments suffered smoke and water damage. The property owner is insured.
The Red Cross will assist displaced tenants with finding temporary housing and food assistance.
Investigators are looking into the cause and origin of the fire. No additional information is available at this time.