Damage estimated at 2.7 million for three-alarm apartment fire in Auburn

VRFA fire investigators estimate damages to the Riverfront Apartments, 1608 8th St. NE in Auburn, at $2.781 million. This number includes both the building and contents of the apartments. In addition, nine vehicles sustained $115,000 in damage. Four vehicles are considered a total loss and five received minor to moderate heat damage.

The building measures 36,069 square feet and was built in 1969. A 2019 renovation included a monitored fire alarm system.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Please direct any questions to public.info@vrfa.org