Athens firefighters respond to apartment fire

(Photo via Athens Fire and Rescue/Facebook)

ATHENS, Ala. – Athens firefighters were called to an apartment fire on Elkton Street Friday morning.

Firefighters responded to Oakleaf Apartments around 11:20 a.m. after a passerby saw smoke coming from an apartment and called 911, according to a city spokesperson.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the attic above a bathroom in one apartment.

No one was home at the time of the fire and no one was injured.

The cause is under investigation.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.