ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Officials are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out Thursday afternoon at an apartment complex in Annapolis.
The Annapolis Fire Department was called at around 4 p.m. for a report of an apartment fire in the 1000 block of Spa Road.READ MORE: Baltimore Community Leaders Demand Justice For George Floyd
When crews arrived, they found a three-story apartment complex with heavy fire coming from the roof. A second alarm was requested and dispatched.
Crews rescued a resident on the first floor and several animals in the complex. Due to the rapid fire spread, crews were evacuated and master streams were put in place.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: Over 1 Million First Doses Administered
Shortly after, crews were able to go back in and continue to extinguish the fire. It took about one hour to place the fire under control.
No civilian injuries were reported, but one firefighter was taken to an area hospital for an evaluation of minor injuries.
The fire displaced a total of 37 residents. The Office of Emergency Management assisted residents with assistance from The Red Cross.MORE NEWS: Despite The Pandemic, Baltimore Arabbers Work To Maintain Legacy, Build Future
The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The total cost of the damage is currently undetermined.