YUBA CITY, Calif. (KTXL) — A fire at a Yuba City apartment complex left around 70 people without a place to stay the night, according to the Red Cross.
Firefighters first received reports of a fire at an apartment complex on McRae Way around 5 p.m. According to officials, firefighters contained the fire at 6:30 p.m, nine units suffered extensive damage. Investigators said around 40 people live in the units that were severely damaged.
Red Cross volunteers opened a shelter at the Yuba Sutter Fairgrounds and will be providing those displaced a place to stay, food and beverages.
Residents will be displaced for at least a few weeks.
Firefighters are currently investigating what caused the fire.
Officials said no injuries were reported.
We are on the scene of an apartment fire in Yuba City. Fire crews tell me flames broke out on the north end of the building & spread to 9 units, where around 40 people live. Around 70 people evacuated total for safety. Red Cross helping those displaced at Yuba Fairgrounds. @FOX40 pic.twitter.com/TsRxKHtbUo
— Bridgette Bjorlo (@bridgettebjorlo) February 11, 2020