Nearly two dozen people forced from their homes in LaFollette

22 people are not able to go home after a Saturday night apartment fire in LaFollette.

LaFollette firefighters responded to a fire at 111 E Central Street. The fire was contained to one apartment, but 22 people living in the complex have been relocated as a precaution of smoke inhalation.

The Red cross is helping set up a shelter for the residents.

What caused the flames is still under investigation, but it is believed to have started on a sofa.

The LaFollette Fire Department reports police officers arrested one person at the scene for reasons unknown at this time.

There have been no injuries reported.


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