(Monday March 10, 2014 C Shift)
At 8:21 Monday evening, Lakewood Fire Companies responded to reports of a fire in a basement apartment at the 16800 block of Madison Ave.
Upon arrival on scene Truck-1 reported smoke showing from the east side of the building. Lakewood companies found heavy fire and smoke conditions in a basement apartment. The blaze was extinguished but spread to an apartment above.
All the units of the apartment building were searched and no injuries reported.
Rocky River was called in on mutual aid to assist. Residents from 8 units were displaced due to fire damage. The fire is still under investigation.
*Photos courtesy of The Lakewood Observer.