Crews respond to massive apartment fire in Franklin

Sussex Downs apartment fire
Courtesy: iReport2 Network

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WKRN) – Firefighters responded to a massive blaze at an apartment complex in Franklin Monday night.

It happened just after 8 p.m. at the Sussex Downs apartments located at 1125 Magnolia Drive near Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Officials told News 2 five apartments are unlivable, with two destroyed by the fire and three below destroyed by the water used to fight the fire. Overall, there is about $400,000 in damage, per the fire marshal.

It took 20 minutes and 13 fire engines to put out the flames.

One neighbor beat on nearby doors to alert everyone. No one was injured.

Further details weren’t immediately released.

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