DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — An estimated 50 people are without a place to live after a massive fire tore through a Decatur apartment complex.
The fire started around 5 a.m. Wednesday at the Avondale Forest Apartments.on Pine Tree Circle near Memorial Drive in Decatur.
NewsChopper 2 was over the scene as flames grew and smoke billowed out of the building.
Channel 2's Steve Gehlbach learned firefighters caught babies as young as a month old..
Capt. Eric Jackson with DeKalb County Fire and Rescue told Channel 2 Action News that four adults and eight children were hurt in the fire.
He said their injuries were minor and mostly related to smoke inhalation. He said they were taken to the hospital.
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