Doraville apartment fire displaces 24, Atlanta Red Cross responds


Fire spreads to 16 apartment units in Doraville

UPDATE 2:25 pm: Check out local coverage of the fire in the Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Gwinnett Daily Post

DORAVILLE – A fire spread to 16 apartment units and displaced 24 people in the Spaulding Hills Apartment complex this morning around 6 a.m.

There are no fatalities and no injuries according to Atlanta Red Cross first responders at the scene.

Atlanta Red Cross volunteers operated out of the leasing office while assessing the damage of individual victims to provide necessary accommodations.

Atlanta Red Cross first responders assessing the situation

Hal Simmons, the Atlanta Red Cross disaster action team leader, said that the Red Cross will help accommodate and lodge some victims. “As soon as we get all the cases and talk to victims we can better assess their individual needs.”

The cause of the fire is currently unknown as officials assess the damage.

Be sure to check back for updates as new information arises.

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