SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A two-alarm fire burned at an apartment building in downtown Sacramento on Sunday.

The fire broke out at Park Place senior apartments on 12th and N Streets at around 1:20 p.m., say officials.

Firefighters who arrived first on the scene say flames could be seen coming from an apartment the 7th floor. The fire is believed to have started on the balcony of the 8th floor. It later collapsed.

Two people were treated for shortness of breath and smoke inhalation.

Most of the residents were on the first floor at the time having lunch.

Investigators have not said exactly what caused the fire, but said it could have been a cigarette.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s