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Update: LR Apartment Fire May Have Been Started by Grill

Little Rock fire officials reveal suspected cause of blaze at Out in the Woods complex earlier this month.
Update (June 24):
LITTLE ROCK, AR -  Fire investigators are looking at a grill as the suspected cause of a blaze at a West Little Rock apartment complex earlier this month that led to an evacuation.

A fire at the Out in the Woods Apartments displaced 27 people back on June 10.

Investigators are focusing on a grill on the deck of one of the apartments, but have yet to cite it as the official cause.

Apartment managers relocated some of the victims into vacant units at the complex.

Injuries related to the intense heat sent two firefighters to the hospital.

Original story (June 10):
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Still no word on the fire that displaced 27 people at a west Little Rock apartment complex.  Two firefighters went to the hospital after battling that fire.
 
The fire started last night just before 7:00 Monday night on a second floor balcony at Out in the Woods Apartments on Kanis Road.

On Tuesday, FOX16 News found family and friends of tenants there to help salvage what was left.  Billy Ellison says he's just glad his sister could get out.

"We're just moving through the process. She's in her gloomy state but she's praising God all the way," he said.

It destroyed 16 units.

Apartment managers have relocated some of the victims into vacant units at the complex.

The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the fire.  Apartment managers say the fire caused $400,000 in damage.




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