Fire reported in Gentian Square Apartments in Columbus, investigation underway

Published: Feb. 16, 2023 at 2:58 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 17, 2023 at 10:28 AM EST
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Earlier today, there was a fire in Gentian Square. The fire started down stairs and spread through some vacant apartments, within the complex.

At this time, it is unknown how many apartments were affected. There were no injuries or fatalities reported.

According to the Red Cross, nine units were damaged and they are on the scene helping displaced residents. So far, The Red Cross was able to help six people, find a place to stay. The Red Cross will return to the scene to help other displaced victims, who may not have come home from work yet.

This fire is still under investigation. Stay tuned with News Leader 9, for more details.