100 Firefighters Battle Blaze in Brooklyn Park

Created: 05/30/2014 8:13 AM

(KSTP) - Crews are battling a three-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Brooklyn Park.

KSTP Reporter Kate Renner says 45 units of the Moonraker Apartments on the 5500 block of Brookdale Drive North were evacuated early Friday morning. About 100 firefighters from 12 different agencies were called to assist and are currently going unit by unit looking for hotspots.

Witnesses say the fire started around 3:30 a.m. Friday on the third-floor balcony and then spread. Everyone has been evacuated, an no injuries were reported.

Those who were evacuated are being housed in the activity center and helped by the Red Cross.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Photo: KSTP-TV/Jeff Ganahl