Several residents were displaced following a fire that caused extensive damage in an Aurora apartment building on Monday.
According to the Aurora Fire Department, fire fighters responded to an apartment building in the 0-100 blk. of S. Stolp Ave. at around 8:28 p.m. for an activated fire alarm.
The alarm was upgraded upon arrival of first responders, bringing 27 fire fighters to the scene when additional 911 calls came in reporting smoke on the third floor of the building.
As fire fighters proceeded to the third floor they encountered heavy smoke conditions in the hallway and then located the source of the smoke coming from an apartment.
Two sprinkler heads activated and extinguished a fire that started in the kitchen area of the unit.
Extensive fire, smoke and water damage occurred in the apartment where the fire started with additional extensive water damage found in the apartment directly below.
Victim Services were contacted to assist several residents with temporary housing. No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.
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