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Two people sent to hospital after Appleton apartment fire

Two people were brought to the hospital after an apartment fire in Appleton.
Posted at 7:47 AM, May 28, 2024

UPDATE: We've learned more about the house fire that sent two people to the hospital.

The Appleton Fire Department says crews arrived at the building along East Canary Road and smoke and flames coming from the bathroom inside a unit.

A man who manages another property nearby says the people living there ran to his home to ask for help.

He says he gave them fire extinguishers.

The fire department says two people were treated at a hospital for smoke inhalation. The family declined to speak with me.

Investigators say they're working to determine what caused the fire and estimate damage at around $150,000

The Appleton Fire Department says that no other units in the complex were damaged and that smoke alarms were working in the home.

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Two people are recovering after an apartment caught fire in Appleton.

Firefighters responded to the call around 2:30 AM in the 3400 block of East Canary Street.

When crews arrived, they could see smoke and flames coming from the bathroom of the apartment unit.

Two people inside the apartment were taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

The estimated damage to the building is around $150,000.

Investigators say they're working to learn how it started.