DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A fire tore through an apartment complex in DeKalb County early Tuesday morning.
It happened at the Spring Chase Apartments at 4949 Memorial Drive in Stone Mountain just after 4 a.m.
Several families were forced to evacuate the three-story apartment building and many are displaced due to the damage. The Red Cross is assisting 12-24 families in need.
All of the occupants were able to evacuate and there were no injuries reported. A fire spokesman said if they hadn't been notified early, the blaze could have turned deadly. They credit a neighbor who was awake and notified residents.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation, authorities said.