El Centro Firefighters responded to a structure fire at about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the ECFD release , El Centro Police responded to a call in the area of 7th and Adams Avenue at about 7:15 Wednesday morning. While dealing with the call officers were notified that smoke was coming from a single story apartment building at 702 W. Adams.  ECPD officers notified the Fire Department and then searched the apartments and evacuated occupants. 

ECFD crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire and then checked adjacent apartments for damage. No injuries were reported. Two Engine Companies , two Rescue Squads and two Battalion Chiefs , a total of 15 firefighters responded. ECFD investigators have classified the fire as suspicious in nature and continue to investigate the incident.