Nine Families Homeless After Apartment Burns

Published 01/29 2014 07:37PM

Updated 01/29 2014 08:39PM

Fire investigators are searching for the cause of a blaze that destroyed an apartment complex in Meadville.

Today, nine families are being assisted by several organizations.
Fire officials are calling 390 Chestnut Street a complete loss.
Officials say upon arrival heavy flames and smoke were shooting from the roof and the attic area.
The surrounding streets, sidewalks, fire hydrants and signs are coated with thick layers of ice.
Luckily, all of the residents were able to escape the building. Responders applauded the community efforts, but say more help is needed.

Fire officials confirm that the building will be demolished tomorrow morning, as the building was found structurally deficient.
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