Battalion Chief Brad Eden says crews
were called to the Winter Park Apartments at
Flames and smoke could be seen
coming from unit 4, which on the first floor of the building. The apartment
complex is just across the street from
"We did evacuate the other
tenants that were in the rest of the building," says
The family that lived in the unit made it out safely, but won't be able to return due to the smoke damage. No other units were damaged.
Fire Marshal Bill Spence says the fire appears to be an accident. He tells KOLR10 a child was playing with a lighter, which sparked the blaze.