Neighbor response saves West Hernandez Avenue apartment

On Thursday, March 16th, Fire Protection District 1 firefighters and apparatus from the Galvez-Lake Volunteer Fire Department and 7th District Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of an apartment on fire on West Hernandez Avenue.

Firefighters contained the fire to the upper balcony which was the area of origin. The exact cause is under investigation. Fire officials credit the neighbors who noticed the smoke and quickly notified the fire departments for the save.

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