12 Rohnert park apartment units damaged in fire

Image over the scene of the fire in Rohnert Park as seen from SKY7-HD

July 5, 2011 12:28:07 AM PDT
When a fire tore through an apartment building in Rohnert Park this afternoon, 12 units were damaged, affected an equal number of families, a Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety lieutenant said.

The fire at 6903 Commerce Blvd. was reported at 4:36 p.m., was at least a second-alarm fire, and took more than an hour to control, according to a public safety dispatcher.

Lt. Jeff Taylor said that cause of the fire remained under investigation.

One firefighter was treated for heat exposure and was later released, Taylor said. No other injuries were reported.

The American Red Cross is providing assistance to the affected families.