No one injured in fire at Greenlake Drive apartment complex

Published: Saturday, February 09, 2019 @ 1:53 PM
Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2019 @ 7:10 PM

UPDATE @ 7:10 p.m.:

No injuries were reported from the fire that happened around 1:15 p.m. Saturday at a Greenlake Drive apartment complex, according to Capt. Brian Brennaman of the Xenia Fire Department.

When crews arrived, light smoke was showing from eaves.

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Only maintenance personnel was present in the unit that caught fire, but the other units were evacuated for a short time, Brennaman said.

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Brennaman said a plumber accidentally caught the wood inside the wall on fire while completing work in the residence.

The damage estimate is unknown, but less than $1,000.

FIRST REPORT:

A fire has been reported at a Greenlake Drive apartment complex in Xenia.

The fire is reportedly in the walls of the complex and smoke was showing from the eaves, according to initial reports.

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The complex was reportedly evacuated.

We will continue to update this story as more information is available.