2 families escape Burlington apartment fire

  • Source: WGHP-TV FOX 8 Greensboro
  • Published: 05/20/2022 12:00 AM

Two families escaped an apartment fire on Wednesday afternoon in Burlington, according to a Burlington Fire Department news release. The BFD responded to an apartment fire on Trail One around 3:55 p.m. Arriving firefighters saw smoke coming from multiple areas of the apartment building. Firefighters then confirmed several people were trapped on the second floor. They sued ladders to reach the people who were trapped in the apartment building. Two adults, a two-year-old child and a dog were then rescued by firefighters. Fire personnel also made sure adjacent apartment units were evacuated as well. There were no injuries to any of the people rescued or any firefighters. The fire was under control in approximately 20 minutes. The cause of the fire was determined to be accidental.


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