Four-alarm fire causes heavy damage to Salisbury apartment complex

A four-alarm fire heavily damaged a Salisbury apartment building on Sunday.

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According to the Salisbury Fire Department, just after noon, crews were sent to a complex on Hamilton Drive off Sunset Drive. At least six families have been displaced from their homes.

“It was really burning, it was really burning, I don’t know what happened but it was really burning,” a resident said. “Neighbors come run out the front door screaming fire, one of the neighbors boys went and knocked on everybody’s,” another neighbor said. “Windows..doors it was like get out get out it’s a fire we come out and get downstairs and black smoke coming out of the top two apartments.”

Multiple other agencies helped Salisbury including departments from Rowan County and Kannapolis.

Fire officials say no injuries have been reported at this time and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The American Red Cross is helping those who have been displaced.

This is a developing story; check back at for updates.

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