Fires in apartments & assisted living facilities for elders
Fire forces out elderly apartment residents
Residents of a senior citizen housing facility were evacuated Saturday when a cigarette
touched off a six-alarm fire, authorities said.
More than 140 residents of the Bonnie Brae Terrace were forced from their apartments by
the blaze, which began in the wee hours Saturday morning, said Herb Jewell, chief of the
South County Fire Authority.