Fire rips through central Fresno apartment building, residents displaced

Fire crews arrived to find flames coming from the roof of the building.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Residents at a central Fresno apartment building were evacuated after a fire broke out on Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were called to the complex on Weldon Avenue and Fresno Street around 7:15am.

Fire crews arrived to find flames coming from the roof of the building. The fire destroyed at least one apartment unit.



PG&E will cut the power to the building, leaving residents in the 12 apartment units temporarily without a home. The Red Cross was helping them find a place to stay.

No one was injured, but firefighters were checking to see if any of the people suffered smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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