Building Torn Down after Apartment Fire in Anniston

Building torn down after apartment fire, 12 more possibly displaced pending inspection

An apartment fire Monday night in Anniston left 14 people without a home. The fire impacted all units in one of the buildings located on Wilmer Avenue.

Wednesday morning, the building was torn down.

Crews spent much of the morning and afternoon clearing out the rubble.

There are two other buildings located on the property where 12 more people live. A safety inspection of the other buildings will take place Thursday morning at 9 A.M. and pending the outcome, could displace those 12 people also.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Source: ABC 33/40

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