Firefighters were called to the apartment complex because a laundry room was on fire, the department said.
Photo: Sandy Springs Fire Department
Photo: Sandy Springs Fire Department

25 adults, 7 children displaced after Sandy Springs apartment fire

Seven families, consisting of 25 adults and seven children, were displaced Tuesday evening after an apartment complex fire in Sandy Springs, according to the Red Cross.

The fire started in a laundry room at the Sierra Place apartment complex at 125 Northwood Drive, which has eight units, according to a Facebook post by the Sandy Springs Fire Department.

The fire extended into the attic of the building before firefighters were able to extinguish it, the post said. AJC.com has reached out to the department for more details on the incident.

The Red Cross is helping the families with lodging, food, clothing, toiletries, replacement medications and other essentials in the wake of the fire. 

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