Heavy damage to duplex on Ritter Road


For the Press and Standard

A duplex apartment at 5674 Ritter Road suffered heavy damage in an early morning fire Saturday 27-May. At 09:02. The fire affected apartment C and D with apartment C receiving smoke damage apartment D receiving most of the damage. The residents of apartment C escaped with no injuries, but apartment D was significantly damaged, and the family lost most of their belongings. Crews extinguished the remaining fire inside apartment D. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire appears to have been electrical igniting around an outlet in a front bedroom. Units were on the scene for 2-1/2 hours.