Crews battle fire at Owensboro apartments

Crews battle fire at Owensboro apartments

OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) - Crews battled a massive fire at the Royal Arms Apartments on East Byres Avenue.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Officials say by the time they got there, the fire was rapidly spreading through the attic and the roof of the building. High winds made it very hard to contain the blaze.

We're told everyone got out and there were not injuries. Paramedics and Red Cross officials were also on scene.

Steve Mitchell, Fire Chief for the City of Owensboro said, "We will be here probably throughout the night taking care of hot spots and security at the building and what not."

There is no word yet on what caused the fire. The investigation will begin on Monday.

We'll keep you updated as we receive more information.

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