Elyria apartment building fire displaces 8 residents

Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 8:05 AM EDT
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ELYRIA, Ohio (WOIO) - The Elyria Fire Department said a Saturday morning apartment building fire has left eight residents without a home.

According to firefighters, the blaze broke out around 1:45 a.m. at the Washington Manor Apartments on Washington Avenue.

The fire department said crews quickly extinguished the fire, but “extensive” damages are estimated around $17,000.

Red Cross is helping the displaced residents, firefighters said.

Elyria apartment building fire displaces 8 residents
Elyria apartment building fire displaces 8 residents(Source: Elyria Firefighters Local 474)