Crews respond to Gatehouse Lane in Salem


SALEM (WFXR) – Late Friday afternoon, Fire & EMS crews in Salem responded to an apartment fire at 2527 Gatehouse Lane.

Upon arriving on-scene, crews found fire and smoke coming from a vacant third-floor apartment. Approximately 12 occupants were able to evacuate the building safely.

Fire crews were able to bring the fire under control in about 10 minutes. One apartment sustained significant damage but crews were successful in keeping the fire from spreading to other units. Residents in those other units were able to return to their residences a short time later.

No injuries were reported and there is no immediate damage estimate. The Salem Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

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