Murfreesboro Apartment Fire Displaces 2 Families

Posted at 5:35 PM, Mar 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-23 18:35:01-04

Two families were displaced following an apartment fire in Murfreesboro.

The fire department responded to the scene just before 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the 1700 block of East Northfield Boulevard at the Chariot Point Apartments.

Two units of building Q were involved in the fire. Crews were able to contain the fire to those two units. A third unit had minor smoke damage.

Two families were displaced and were receiving help from the American Red Cross.

According to a preliminary investigation, the fire appeared to have started in the chase between the two apartments.

The Fire Marshal responded to the scene to investigate. The exact cause of the fire was still unknown.