Police: Fire causes ‘extensive’ damage at Wyoming apt.

Kent County

WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — A fire broke out at the Timber Ridge Apartments in Wyoming. 

It started around 3:40 p.m. Saturday at the apartment complex at 4380 Timber Ridge Trail.

Although the fire caused “extensive property damage,” the residents of the apartment building were evacuated. Nobody was hurt, according to the Wyoming Department of Public Safety.

Crews were able to contain the fire to one building within the complex, police say.

A fire at the Timber Ridge Apartments in Wyoming (Sept. 21, 2019)
A fire at the Timber Ridge Apartments in Wyoming (Sept. 21, 2019)

Officials say the American Red Cross is at the scene and assisting with providing shelter for those residents displaced by the fire.

Crews will be on scene for several more hours and members of the public are asked to avoid Timber Ridge Trail.

Officials say they are still investigating what caused the blaze.

The estimated value of the damage is unknown at this time, officials say.

Last year, twelve apartments were damaged at the same complex. The next day, crews were called to a blaze mostly contained to the attic at the same apartments. No one was hurt in either fire.

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