Gainesville Fire Rescue respond to apartment fire

GAINESVILLE, Fla., (WCJB) -- Yesterday afternoon, Gainesville firefighters responded to an apartment fire on Northwest 2nd Street.

When firefighters arrived, they found smoke and flames at the front door and began to extinguish them.

No one was inside the apartment.

Firefighters say a couch caught on fire, and they believe this was caused by someone smoking on the couch.