Fire destroys apartment complex in south Toledo - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Fire destroys apartment complex in south Toledo

TOLEDO (WTOL) -- Hundreds of people are homeless after fire ripped through their apartment complex.

The fire broke out at around 1:30 am at the Hunters Ridge Apartment complex on Gibralter Heights in south Toledo.

8 buildings were destroyed, including 120 units and more than a 100 people have been displaced.

Residents say no one was hurt thanks to emergency workers and many people still awake because of the holiday.

Firefighters are continuing to pour water on the buildings that are still burning, but cleanup is underway. Two backhoes are tearing down units destroyed in the fire, including the leasing office.

Many resident not only lost everything in their apartments, but some also lost their cars in the blaze.

Fire investigators believe fireworks may have started the blaze.

The estimated damage stands at $5 million.

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