Fire at apartment complex breaks out Friday afternoon

Police and firefighters worked the scene of a fire at Brittany Village Apartments Friday afternoon.

A fire broke out at Brittany Village Apartments Friday afternoon.

Police encouraged people to avoid the area of North 36th Street as emergency crews worked the scene at the apartment complex around 4 p.m. Friday.

A few people could be seen inside the building as the fire was burning, but they were escorted to safety by St. Joseph firefighters. One witness assisted in removing a young child from a residence.

No information has been received from St. Joseph Fire Department so far, and the cause of the fire is currently unknown.

Morgan Riddell can be reached at morgan.riddell@newspressnow.com

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