Fire heavily damages Lake Charles apartments

From KPLC Staff

Lake Charles, LA  (KPLC)-Fire heavily damaged several units at a Lake Charles apartment complex Thursday evening. The 2-alarm fire broke out around 6:00pm at the Valley View Apartments on 5th Avenue near McNeese Street. The Lake Charles Fire Department tells 7 News that five units were damaged by the fire. None of the residents were hurt, but one firefighter was taking to the hospital due to smoke inhalation. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.