Rock, Walworth county fire departments fighting Beloit apartment fire

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

BELOIT—Firefighting crews from Beloit and several other communities in Rock and Walworth counties are fighting an apparent apartment fire in Beloit Tuesday evening.

The fire was reported just after 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Emerson multi-unit apartment complex at 930 Church Street on the city's south side, with flames initially visible initially in one apartment unit, according to reports.

The apartment has been evacuated, according to reports, and families were showing up at the scene to help those evacuated. County officials are asking Red Cross for assistance.

Beloit fire officials have called in several departments to help assist in the fire and to secure their own fire department quarters, according to reports. 

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