More than 30 residents displaced in Alpharetta apartment fire

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A large apartment fire Thursday night in Alpharetta destroyed 10 units and displaced 31 people, officials said.

Alpharetta firefighters responded to the Manchester at Mansell apartment complex around 8:30 p.m., Channel 2 Action News reported. According to the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety, firefighters battled the flames for hours, shutting down several roads in the area until about 3 a.m. Friday.

Several families, including children and adults, were evacuated from the 10 destroyed units, Red Cross spokeswoman Sherry Nicholson said Friday morning. Red Cross volunteers provided the displaced families with immediate support for emergency needs and secured temporary lodging for them.

The blaze destroyed an entire building within the apartment complex, but no injuries were reported, according to Channel 2. Alpharetta officials have not said what caused the fire.

Our Alpharetta Fire Department is working hard to extinguish a fire on Ivywood Ln. Mansell Rd. and Old Roswell Rd. have...

Posted by Alpharetta Department of Public Safety on Thursday, March 10, 2022

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