PHOTOS: Blaze displaces 19 people at apartment complex near midtown Little Rock Target

Posted: February 6, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/5/18-- Little Rock firefighters work Monday to put out a fire at the Georgetown Apartments, 18 Nottingham Road. The fire damaged 16 units and displaced as many as 19 people according to fire officials.

A Monday morning blaze at a Little Rock apartment complex has damaged 16 units and left as many as 19 people displaced, officials said.

The Little Rock Fire Department was called around 10:35 a.m. to Georgetown Apartments, according to Chief Fire Marshal Joseph Gray. The complex is located at 18 Nottingham Road, which is near a Target store in the city's midtown area.

Around noon, smoke continued to billow out of top-floor units as firefighters doused hot spots inside and from above the heavily damaged building. The fire department will send in fire marshals once hot spots are gone, Gray said.

No cause of the blaze had been determined.

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Photos by Brandon Riddle and the Little Rock Fire Department

The American Red Cross was on the scene Monday afternoon offering assistance to displaced residents.

No injuries have been reported to residents or responding firefighters, Gray said.

Metro on 02/06/2018