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No Injuries Reported in Des Moines Apartment Building Fire

Early morning fire at the Logan Park Apartments. (WHO-HD)

Early morning fire at the Logan Park Apartments. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa – Dozens of people were evacuated from an apartment building early Tuesday morning after a fire broke out, but most have been allowed back in the building.

Firefighters were called to the Logan Park Apartments at 1731 Cleveland around 2:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a fire. Crews evacuated the building of its 35-40 residents and were able to get the fire extinguished in less than an hour.

No one was injured in the fire but the building suffered heavy smoke damage. The fire was contained to one apartment on the top floor.

Polk County Emergency Management and the Red Cross are on the scene, helping the residents affected by the fire. All but three residents have been allowed back into their apartments.