Fire Marshal Investigating Fire at Quail Creek Apartments

Firefighters faced a fire that was enhanced by weather conditions at Quail Creek Apartments in south Springfield Monday afternoon.

A call was made to 911 about an explosion in a unit of the apartments at 1440 West Lark around 4:30 p.m.. When crews arrived on the scene to find second and third floor units on fire, reaching into the attic area.

Everyone was able to make it out safely, and no firefighters were injured.

High wind contributed to the fast spread of the flames.

The fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

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