Crews respond to a second fire at Knob Hill Apartment Complex in Okemos

Multiple crews previously responded to a fire on Wednesday just after 11 a.m.
Published: Dec. 22, 2022 at 10:50 AM EST
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OKEMOS, Mich. (WILX) - Meridian Township Fire Department and East Lansing Fire Department responded to a second fire at the Knob Hill Apartment complex Thursday morning.

Multiple crews previously responded to a fire at the complex, located off Okemos Road, north of Jolly road, the day prior.

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Authorities tell News 10 that hot embers were festering in the building and the wind has caused the fire to start back up again.

Neighboring Club Meridian apartments reported they are experiencing “very minimal or no water pressure” through the complex as the fire at Knob Hill is attended to.

Officials are asking that you avoid the area of 2300 Knob Hill Dr. in Okemos.

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Those who would like to help those impacted by the fire can do so by contacting the American Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or Meridian Township Deputy Township Manager Dan Opsommer at 517-281-6034.

Ingham County Animal Control and Shelter is collecting pet supplies for the families impacted. Donations can be dropped off at the shelter – located at 600 Buhl Street in Mason – or at Holiday Inn Express – located at 2350 Jolly Oak Road in Okemos.

You can also help through Meridian Cares. When you donate, you need to specify you are donating to the Knob Hill Apartment fire victims.

Some places are no longer accepting items due to the influx of those willing to donate. News 10 is working to talk with those places to learn more. You can learn more from Meridian Township.

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