Apartment Fire in Lakewood Displaces All Residents
Just before 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 27th, West Pierce Fire & Rescue responded to reports of an apartment fire at 7508 Cody Street in Lakewood. Multiple 911 calls were reporting the incident and callers stated all of the occupants were out of the building. Upon arrival, heavy fire was coming from the building and multiple patients needed medical aid.
All four units were destroyed and Red Cross is assisting those displaced. Two patients were transported by West Pierce paramedics for injuries sustained during the fire. It was reported that more patients drove themselves to the hospital for evaluations. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Firefighters captured this video while they were en route to the scene.