An apartment fire was quickly extinguished Monday night by Dalton firefighters but not before it caused smoke and fire damage to several apartments.
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Dalton Police Department spokesperson Bruce Frazier speaks with the media at Dalton High School on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 in Dalton, Ga. Students were evacuated to the Dalton Convention Center after social studies teacher Randal Davidson allegedly barricaded himself in a classroom and fired a handgun.
According to a news release from the Dalton Fire Department spokesman Bruce Frazier, the fire happened at 2104 Club Drive, reported at 8:54 p.m. Monday.
The fire originated in an interior wall and damaged the second floor attic and roof before crews found the fire and snuffed it out, officials said. There was also heat damage to the siding and a breezeway ceiling at an adjacent apartment unit.
There were no injuries reported.