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Fire in North Fulton destroys 8 units, displaces 15 people

The American Red Cross of Georgia is working to help the victims. The fire marshal office is investigating the Sandy Springs fire.
The American Red Cross of Georgia is working to help the victims. The fire marshal office is investigating the Sandy Springs fire.

The cause of a fire at a Sandy Springs apartment complex is being investigated after it destroyed eight units on Tuesday.

Sandy Springs spokeswoman Sharon Kraun said the fire started shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday at the two-story Parc at Dunwoody Apartments off Pitts Road.

Just one minor injury was reported, Kraun said, but the fire displaced 15 residents.


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Volunteers from the American Red Cross of Georgia arrived on the scene to assist the victims of the fire. Volunteers met one-on-one with them and provided assistance with securing food, clothing, lodging and other essentials for the victims.


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In the days ahead, caseworkers will continue to work with all affected families to help them get back on their feet, said Sherry Nicholson, a spokeswoman for the Red Cross.

The fire marshal office is currently investigating the cause.


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