Person runs from scene as fire blazes, guns found inside unit

12:03 AM, Jul 14, 2012   |    comments
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St. Petersburg, Florida - Firefighters responded to a fire at an apartment complex with five units inside of it near Drew St., one block away from St. Petersburg College. It happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Fernwood Avenue.

A neighbor told police they saw someone running from the back of the building.  

The fire has been extinguished, and it looks as if it started in the back of the building. A neighbor told police that they saw someone running from the back of the building and police are calling arson as the cause of the fire.

Firefighters found guns inside one of the units, and called for police back up. 

The owner of the complex was contacted, they live in New Jersey. The owners will be coming down to assess the damage.

10 News will continues with updates as they become available. 

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