Smoke alarm alerts residents to apartment fire

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Firefighters responded to an apartment fire Thursday morning at a complex on Treescape Drive off of Ashley River Road. The residents made it out safely after the apartment's smoke alarm woke them up.

The St. Andrews Fire Department received a call around 7 a.m. Thursday about a second story apartment fire. Firefighters were able to contain the fire in about 10 minutes.

No injuries were reported in the fire. Two people who lived in the apartment were displaced and a third person who lives in the apartment below was also displaced because of water damage. Smoke damage was reported in some surrounding apartments.

The Charleston Fire Department assisted the St. Andrew's Fire Department.

Copyright WCSC 2012. All rights reserved.