Fire destroys apartment building

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – A Monday evening blaze on May 10 destroyed a single-level apartment building in the 12000 block of West Sunset Highway.

Deputy Chief Andre Steevens with the Airway Heights Fire Department told the Free Press the in an email the fire broke out around 8:34 p.m. He said crews encountered heavy fire upon arriving at the secured structure. The four-unit building had been vacant for some time.

Steevens said crews concentrated on preventing the fire from spreading to the businesses next door.

“Our focus was to protect the exposure to the east which is a strip mall with four businesse...


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