Treybrooke Apartments fire ruled ‘undetermined’; $3-million damage
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A fire last week that destroyed one building of a Greenville apartment complex has been ruled as “undetermined”.
The fire broke out shortly before 9:00 a.m. last Monday at Treybrooke Apartments off West Fifth Street.
In all, 24 units were destroyed in the fire and a firefighter and another person were injured.
Nearly half of the 21 people who lost their homes were East Carolina University students.
The estimated loss of the building was put at $2,000,000 in addition to $1,000,000 in losses from contents inside the apartments, according to Greenville Fire/Rescue.
Greenville Fire/Rescue, the SBI, the Office of State Fire Marshal, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Greenville police investigated the blaze which they said began on a second-floor balcony.
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