Fire forces evacuation of apartment units

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Heat from a carport fire forced residents to evacuate their apartments at Lake Forest Apartments behind the Knights Inn on Plainfield Avenue north of I-96. There were no reports of injuries.

Crews were called to the scene around 12:30 a.m. Friday.

Fire damaged or destroyed several vehicles, but there was only minor heat damage to the apartment units.

Now investigators will look into the cause.


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