Created on Monday, 12 May 2014 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Some 100 firefighters helped rescue residents of senior assisted-living apartments in central Ohio amid fire and heavy smoke.
Marysville fire officials said Sunday that the cause of the early morning, four-alarm fire was still under investigation. They said there were no fatalities, but several people required treatment.
Fire crews rushed to the scene from nearby communities to help after the 1:07 a.m. EDT Sunday report of fire. No firefighters were injured.
The American Red Cross was helping residents who needed a place to stay or other assistance.
Fire Battalion Chief Nathan Burns said there was no damage estimate available immediately, but he described damage to the building and roof as heavy.