Residents of Piqua Senior Apartments evacuated due to fire in trash compactor

(Courtesy: Lawrence Jenkins)

PIQUA, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - All the residents of Piqua Senior Apartments had to be evacuated Monday night when a fire started in the trash compactor.

The compactor is attached to the building on North College Street, and the fire sent some smoke into all 3 floors of the building.

There were no injuries in the incident, but 3 engines, 2 ambulances and a ladder truck responded to help handle the incident.

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