RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN)–An apartment fire in Raleigh displaced 26 people.
Firefighters responded to the apartment fire after 1 a.m. Saturday in the 2400 block of Melvid Court.
Firefighters said multiple units were impacted by the fire, and roughly 35 firefighters were at the scene of the fire.
When firefighters arrived, “there were heavy flames, and they got it under control in about an hour,” Chief Gaster said.
The American Red Cross said they are assisting 26 people after the fire destroyed 18 units.
The American Red Cross is helping with “emergency financial assistance for needs such as shelter, food, relief items like toiletries, health and mental health services, and one-on-one support.”
There were no known injuries, according to firefighters.