Cooking Fire Badly Damages Gainesville Apartment
Gainesville Fire Rescue battled an apartment fire early Sunday morning.
Officials say when they arrived on scene at approximately 4 a.m., heavy smoke was seen coming through the apartment, which is located in the Sunset Apartment Complex on 1500 NW 12th Street.
Firefighters were able to put out the fire in about 10 minutes. They say the fire started in the kitchen.
A babysitter and two small children, age 3-years-old and 11 months old, were able to get out of the apartment before firefighters arrived on scene. Both children were treated and released on scene for smoke inhalation.
Crews say the fire did extensive damage to the apartment.
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