Seven apartment residents were displaced after a kitchen fire on Wakefield Road on Friday, but no injuries were reported.
The fire was reported at about 8 p.m. Friday.
When crews arrived, the Oak Ridge Fire Department found a kitchen fire in one of six apartments. The fire was quickly extinguished, but there was heavy fire damage to that apartment, the ORFD said.
Three other apartments were slightly damaged by water and smoke. As a result, those families were displaced, the ORFD said. Red Cross responded and provided housing for the seven displaced tenants. The fire department said it installed additional smoke alarms in the apartments before leaving.
The cause of the fire appears to have been cooking materials on the stove, the ORFD said.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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