1 injured following Kalamazoo apartment fire

Kalamazoo County

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was injured after an apartment fire in Kalamazoo Saturday evening.

It happened at 5:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Fox Ridge Drive near Alamo Avenue.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says when crews arrived on scene, they observed heavy smoke and flames coming from the second story of the building.

Firefighters requested a second alarm fire response, the department said in a press release.

Crews were able to get the fire under control within an hour. Firefighters remained on scene for several hours to monitor hot spots.

One resident suffered minor injuries, the department said. They were treated and released on scene.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269.488.8911 or Silent Observer at 343.2100.

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