Vigo CO., Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – No one was injured in a fire on E Hawthorne Ave in Vigo County Saturday night.
A release Otter Creek Township Fire Department said Firefighters responded to a fire the 3300 block of E Hawthorne Ave. It happened Saturday around 11:50 p.m.
Firefighters say encountered heavy smoke and fire when they arrived at the apartment building. Firefighters originally believed someone was trapped. After an initial search, they learned there was no entrapment.
The fire was contained to a single unit and crews were able to prevent the fire from spreading. According to the release sent from OCFD, after about an hour and a half, crews were able to locate and extinguish any remaining hotspots.
” There were no injuries reported and the cause of the fire is still under investigation,” according to the release.
The apartment was deemed uninhabitable due to damage.