Two Injured in Large Apartment Complex Fire in Sandy Springs, Georgia
SANDY SPRINGS, GA. – Two people were injured January 31 in a large apartment complex fire in Sandy Springs, Georgia, according to a news story reported online by 11alive.com. Investigators have not yet determined the cause of the fire, which ended up spreading to six units in the complex.*
The fire broke out in an apartment complex on Winding River Drive, close to the intersection of Dunwoody Place and Roswell Road. The name of the complex was not included in reports.
The fire involved a total of six units, and two people were injured. One resident of the complex suffered unknown injuries, and emergency responders transported him or her to a local hospital for treatment. This person’s name has not been reported, and his or her current medical condition is not known.
In addition, a police officer responding to the scene was injured. The officer was with the Sandy Springs Police Department. Reports did not identify the officer and did not describe the nature of his or her injuries, except to say that they were minor. It is not clear if the officer was transported to a hospital.
Officials reported that close to 30 people would be displaced because of the incident. The Red Cross came to the apartment complex to set up assistance for the people affected by the fire.
The Sandy Springs Fire Department is still investigating, and officials have not yet identified a cause for the fire. It is not clear if officials have any ideas at this time about its origin.
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