Fire Damages Midland Apartment Building

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland apartment building suffered damage to its attic after a fire broke out Saturday morning.

The fire started around 7:30 at an apartment building in the 2900 block of West Illinois. The fire was started by a heating unit catching insulation on fire.

The fire was contained to the attic and no one was injured.

The Midland Fire Department says the occupants of the apartment had disabled their smoke detectors. MFD reminds all citizens the importance of properly working smoke detectors.