with Battalion 3 for the apartment fire, 4244 6th St.,
SE. Fire was evident on the first floor of the
three-story apartment building as the box alarm arrived
and the working fire dispatch was sounded.
were standing at their windows waiting for firefighters
to get ground ladders to them. In all, six people were
rescued by members of Engines 25 & 33 and Truck 8.
Three people, a woman and two children, were transported
with what was called minor smoke inhalation.
estimate was set at $70,000. The cause of the fire is
undetermined. Several people were displaced.