Fire Causes Extensive Damage To Jasper Apartment

Hole in RoofJasper (NNDC) – A late morning fire caused extensive damage to an apartment in the Sunset Apartments complex in Jasper. According to Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang, firemen were called to the complex around 10:30 Friday morning and found a stove on fire in the apartment kitchen. He said the fire vented up into the attic and then through a hallway behind the apartment, causing an estimated $10,000 in damage. Firemen had to cut through the roof of the apartment to get the fire under control.

The apartment is occupied by Arbella Ramirez and is owned by B&J Properties. There were no injuries and no damage to adjacent apartments.

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