Grease fire ignites in the Garfield Tower Apartments

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A fire ignited in the Garfield Tower Apartments on Monday night.

Authorities say the grease fire ignited in an apartment on the seventh floor of the 16-story building around 6:30 p.m. They say that unit is a total loss and there is smoke damage to several of the surrounding apartments.

The fire chief said it was difficult to fight the fire due to the large size of the building. No injuries were reported. The damage is estimated at approximately $50,000.

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