Moderate Fire Damage to Arbors of Battle Creek
There were no injuries, but moderate damage was done to an apartment at the Arbors of Battle Creek on Tuesday morning. The Battle Creek Fire Department responded to about 8:30am after several residents smelled smoke, but no alarms were going off.
Firemen arrived on scene to find a working fire in apartment 36 B. They took a hose line to the third floor apartment and started fire control and a primary search of the apartment. Firemen evacuated the 80 B apartment building and extinguished the fire quickly before it could spread into the attic or other apartments. A cat was rescued from the apartment. In all, the department responded with 18 firefighters, 2 battalion chiefs, and a training officer. Fire Marshal Jones was called on scene to investigate.