Incense confirmed as cause of apartment fire - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Incense confirmed as cause of apartment fire

16 people had been displaced after an apartment fire last week. 16 people had been displaced after an apartment fire last week.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Investigators confirmed Tuesday that a fire at a Huntsville apartment complex was caused by incense.

The fire broke out last Tuesday at Westbrooke Apartments on Bob Wallace Avenue. Firefighters arrived to find smoke pouring out of a second-story window.

One unit sustained heavy fire damage. One person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. 16 people were said to have been displaced.

A woman at the scene had told investigators a burning incense stick had caught bedding on fire.

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