Danville Apartment Fire Displaces 19 Residents

Danville, VA- Almost 20 people were displaced by an apartment fire in Danville Saturday morning.

Crews responded to the Hilltop Garden Apartments on Forestdale Place just before 9 a.m. Firefighters found a third floor apartment engulfed in flames and smoke. They say the apartment building's sprinkler system helped keep the fire at bay.

We're told 23 personnel were on the scene for about three hours. No one was injured in the fire. Nineteen residents were displaced and seven are being assisted by the Red Cross. Danville Fire Officials say the fire was caused by discarded smoking materials.

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