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Firefighters Battle Virginia Apartment Building Blaze

Updated: 08/27/2014 9:53 PM
Created: 08/27/2014 9:38 PM WDIO.com

An apartment building in Virginia was the scene of a fire Wednesday afternoon.

It happened on Third Avenue North at around 2:30 p.m. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a fire in one of the ten apartments.

Many people were already evacuated, but one house cat was rescued from the apartment that had the blaze. The tenant also received minimal smoke inhalation and minor burns to his hands.

The one apartment suffered damage, but the other homes in the building avoided water damage. Firefighters said there may be some minor smoke damage.

The Red Cross is helping displaced tenants.

Fire departments from Mountain Iron, Eveleth and Virginia were on scene.

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