Apartment fire displaces seven families

PRINCE GEORGE’S CO., MD — Seven families are out of their homes following an apartment fire in District Heights.

Flames ripped through the top floor of the Rochelle Hall apartment building Monday around 3 p.m.. Crews were able to put out the fire within an hour.

No injuries were reported but a total of 18 people are now out of their homes. The Red Cross is helping those families.

No word what sparked the fire or cost of damages.