GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) —
Officials say 15 people are displaced after the condo complex fire in Greenville Friday.
At least 12 apartments were affected by either fire, smoke, or water damage on the 500-block of Spring Forest Road.
Firefighters from Greenville, Winterville and Red Oak worked from above and on the ground in attempt to control the flames.
Smoke was reported seen from one half of a mile away.
After an investigation, the fire was determined accidental due to misuse of smoking materials. The fire started outside the building.
One person was transported to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Officials are responding to an active fire scene at a condominium complex in Greenville.
The call came in around 3 p.m from the 500 block of Spring Forest Road.
The Greenville-Fire Rescue, the Winterville Fire Department and the Red Oak Fire Department are on the scene.
According to Greenville Utilities, a gas issue is keeping the fire alive.
The American Red Cross is helping the victims.
The fire is under investigation.
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