MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Fire Department is investigating a vacant apartment fire in downtown early Saturday morning.
According to MFD, the fire happened right before 2:30 a.m. in the 200 block of East Butler. When firefighters arrived, they reported heavy fire visible from the one-story apartments. The fire was brought under control at 3:00 in the morning.
There were no firefighter or civilian injuries. The vacant apartments sustained smoke, fire and water damage. Total damage is estimated at $15,000 in structure damage.
The fire department says the origin and cause of the fire was determined to be intentionally set in the living room.
The fire remains under investigation.