Apartment structure fire
Fire burns kitchen in apartment unit at three-story structure


March 11, 2019 – Redlands Firefighters responded to a fire in the kitchen of a second-floor apartment in the 400 block of East Cypress Avenue Friday evening. One person was transported to the hospital with complaints of shortness of breath.

Fire crews arrived to the three-story apartment building at 475 E. Cypress Ave. shortly after 8:15 p.m. Friday, March 8 and found light smoke coming from the building. It took firefighters approximately 15 minutes to extinguish the blaze, which was contained to the kitchen of the single apartment unit.

Damage was estimated at approximately $10,000 to the structure and another $200 in contents. The cause of the fire is under investigation.