Brookhaven, GA, June 3, 2017 – The Post Reports – Around 9:00 AM Saturday morning, DeKalb County Fire Rescue (DCFR) and Brookhaven Police responded to a fire in the Brookstone Gardens Apartments on Buford Hwy. That fire destroyed as many as 12 units. Two residents were sent to the hospital after they were trapped in the two-alarm blaze.
According to DCFR, one resident sustained burns and suffered from smoke inhalation and another was injured after he jumped to safety from a third floor apartment.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. It is believed the fire started in the middle of the building and spread from there in both directions.
The American Red Cross is assisting those displaced by the fire.