An apartment complex fire Saturday afternoon in Danforth affected two families. Fire Chief Jason Brown reported no injury. The cause is under investigation by the State Fire Marshall's Office. Damage estimates were unavailable.
Ashkum and Gilman fire and Riverside EMS provided mutual aid. Danforth firemen answered the call to 204 W. 5th Street around 2 pm. Brown said the fire started in the attic of the three-apartment complex.
One family of five lost everything. They're in need of housing and furniture. The Red Cross is providing temporary sheltering. Chief Brown reported a second apartment sustained minimal smoke damage; the third unit was vacant.
Help can be provided by contacting the Red Cross.