Grim declined to comment on the origin of the fire inside the building, where the central second-floor apartments appeared to have the most damage.
"The wind really beat us up bad, it just fed the fire," Grim said.
Gusting winds Sunday morning rapidly swept the fire through the interior of the 5-year-old building and up to its roof. Crews then had to attack the three-alarm fire with four aerial trucks.
The fire sent flames 20 feet above the two-story apartments.
A handful of residents returned to the site Monday morning and some met with insurance agents.
Stewart said her insurance company is paying for a local hotel room, and her agent said to expect the property inside the apartment to be a total loss. Officials told her that she may be allowed back inside after the investigation to attempt to salvage some of her belongings.
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