Teams from 7 different cities in Oakland County and townships are helping to fight the fire in apartments in Auburn Hills

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Firefighters from seven different cities and townships around Oakland County helped fight a fire that destroyed several apartments in Auburn Hills.

Auburn Hills firefighters were called at 3:40 p.m. Thursday June 23 to the Countryside Townhouses in the 3100 block of Brookshear Circle, they said.

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When crews arrived, they found flames on the first and second floors, and the fire had been burning through the roof of a unit at the end of the building, authorities said.

“When crews arrived on the scene they found a fairly heavy fire load that had pierced the roof and into the attic so it raised a second alarm and we called for first aid,” said said Auburn Hills Fire Chief Adam Massingill. .

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Officials said they received reports of people trapped inside, so the first team cleared the building. No one was found inside and everyone got out safe and sound, authorities said.

No injuries were reported to firefighters or residents.

The fire quickly spread throughout the attic, authorities said.

Crews from Rochester Hills, Bloomfield Township, Orion Township, Waterford Township, Rochester and Troy assisted the Auburn Hills Fire Department in extinguishing the blaze.

Authorities said all six units involved in the fire were completely destroyed.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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