Woman Rescued From Massive Apartment Blaze In Decatur

DeKalb County fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a blaze that damaged or destroyed as-many-as 18 units. According to Dekalb Fire Captain Eric Jackson, “the flames were pretty spectacular. They were extending through the roof of the apartment complex”.

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Flames are seen pouring from units of the Oak Tree Villa Apartments in Decatur. (Photo from the DeKalb County Office of Public Affairs)


The fire happened around 1:00 Monday morning at the Oak Tree Villa Apartments in Decatur. At least 35 people were displaced by the blaze. One woman had to be rescued from a downstairs apartment. According to Jackson, the woman was treated the scene for smoke inhalation.

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