Breaking News: Fire guts apartments

Matthew Strother News editor

January 11, 2014

An early morning fire gutted two standalone apartments on South Greenwood Street.

A 911 official said the call came in at 6:58 a.m. Sunday for the fire at 710 S. Greenwood St. LaGrange firefighters responded to extinguish the blaze and were on scene until about 11 a.m. investigating.

Edward Meriwether, who identified himself as the property owner and landlord, said that the fire started in one apartment then spread to the second. A garage on the property also was damaged.

Meriwether said the apartments were a total loss. The residents of the apartments were uninjured.

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