[VIDEO] Structure fire at the Grove Apartments on Redmond Road

February 18th, 2022 – 4:00 PM

Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter –

On Friday afternoon the Rome-Floyd Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at the Grove Apartment Complex at 600 Redmond Road. 

Upon arrival at the scene, first responders found that flames and smoke could be seen billowing out of the F block apartment building. 

Residents from 12 units of the F block were able to be evacuated at the scene including multiple animals. One person was evaluated by EMS with mild burns and was transported. Unfortunately, one animal, a dog, passed away due to injuries sustained from the fire. 

4 of the 12 apartment units were able to get power restored so that residents could return to their homes, but 8 units will remain without power. The American Red Cross has been contacted to provide aid to those residents affected.

*For more on this, please see the WRGA Video Report above.

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