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Crews battle fire at vacant apartment building in Akron

Fire officials say flames went through the roof of the vacant building causing crews to go into a defensive attack and fight the fire from the outside.
Credit: Mark Smilor, 3News

AKRON, Ohio — Akron fire officials are still on scene of a 2nd alarm building fire on Martin Luther King Blvd.

They say calls for smoke at an apartment building came in shortly before 8 P.M. on Wednesday evening. 

Fire officials say flames went through the roof of the vacant building causing crews to go into a defensive attack and fight the fire from the outside.

No injuries are being reported. Officials say the fire is under control at this time. There is no word on what caused the fire.

This is a developing story. Stay with 3News for more details as they become available. 

Credit: Mark Smilor, 3News
Credit: Mark Smilor, 3News