Fresno Apartment Fire

February 21, 2009 6:58:02 PM PST
Fresno firefighters said an overturned lamp may be to blame for a fire at an apartment building left that several families without a place to stay Saturday Night.The fire started around 9:30am Saturday morning at an apartment complex on Balch ... Near Kings Canyon and Willow in Southeast Fresno.

Residents at the complex called firefighters and told them an overturned lamp caught a curtain on fire... And the fire quickly spread to neighboring units.

Firefighters said half of the apartment building's 16 units are destroyed. The Red Cross is helping residents who've been displaced.

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