Four families displaced by DeKalb apartment fire

DeKalb fire Battalion Chief Doug Brown said arriving units found flames showing, but were able to quickly douse the fire. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

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DeKalb fire Battalion Chief Doug Brown said arriving units found flames showing, but were able to quickly douse the fire. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

No injuries were reported this morning in a DeKalb County apartment fire that displaced four families.

The blaze broke out about 8 a.m. in a four-unit apartment building in the 3200 block of Chamblee Tucker Road near Buford Highway.

DeKalb fire Battalion Chief Doug Brown said arriving units found flames showing, but were able to quickly douse the fire.

He said the fire was contained to one unit, which was heavily damaged, while a second unit sustained water damage.

He said a maintenance crew had noticed the fire and knocked on doors, and everyone was out of the building when firefighters arrived.