Overnight fire burns Victoria apartment
By ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT
Feb. 25, 2018 at 12:33 p.m.
Updated Feb. 25, 2018 at 12:33 p.m.
An apartment unit burned early Sunday near Victoria East High School.
Anthony Yola was in his apartment at Gardens of Victoria, 105 Nantucket Ave., when the fire was reported at 3:30 a.m. Sunday. He was not injured, but the unit was heavily damaged, said apartment complext manager Joann Peuttus.
According to neighbors, the upstairs window was blown out by the heat of the fire. Yola said the blaze started in the upstairs bedroom. Peuttus said the other apartment units were not thought to be damaged by the fire and credited the Victoria Fire Department for its quick response.