“I was more concerned for them than myself because I knew people were in the building,” she told Channel 2.
All residents escaped, and no one was injured during the incident. Volunteers with the Red Cross were at the scene assisting those who were displaced.
Barbara Ammons’ unit was not damaged in the fire, and she told Channel 2 she took in two families with nowhere to go.
Red Cross caseworkers will follow up with the dozens of people displaced over the next several days to help them get back on their feet, a spokeswoman for the organization said.
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Other members of the league came forward to police saying they believed the man had been stealing