Two-alarm apartment fire in Antioch

April 18, 2012 10:13:20 AM PDT
One was injured and several residents were displaced in a two-alarm apartment fire in Antioch on Tuesday night, fire officials said.

Firefighters were called to the fire in an apartment complex at 2301 Sycamore Drive at around 9 p.m., a dispatcher for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said.

The fire was under control by 9:37 p.m., but six units were damaged by the blaze and two others sustained heavy smoke damage.

The residents of those units were displaced; the total number of displaced residents was not immediately available.

One person was injured and taken to a hospital by a family member but the extent of their injuries was unknown this morning.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The damage to the building is estimated to be around $600,000.


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