Fire Destroys 10 Families Apartments

Ten families could not spend the night in their homes Wednesday night. A fire in loveland destroyed their apartment building. Seven fire departments responded to the call.

FOX19 talked to Loveland-Symmes fire battalion chief Andrew Knapp Thursday morning,  "from what we understand there was a seven year old girl who was cooking in a residence. She heard some kind of a pop and saw flames. "

FOX19 has confirmed that the girl was actually 16 and the pop she heard was an electric arc sparked by wires rubbing together in the attic above her kitchen.

The Red Cross is assisting those 10 homeless families.