Investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that swept through the Windsor High Rise apartments assisted living facility in Marysville and injured at least six people.
According to a news release from the city, the Union County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 1:01 a.m. Sunday, May 11. Marysville police arrived on the scene to find heavy smoke and began evacuating residents. About 100 firefighters helped battle the four-alarm blaze.
The three-story building has 47 apartments, 45 of which are occupied, the release said.
The building sustained heavy damage, according to information from the city, and at least six people were taken to Memorial Hospital of Union County for treatment. None were firefighters.
The American Red Cross will be at the Marysville Community Center today, May 12, helping displaced residents.
According to WBNS-10TV, the Red Cross said people were not being allowed back into the 45 units affected by the fire. It has opened a shelter for those people at 376 Rosemont Ave.