The Williston Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 5:17pm Wednesday to 4915 11th Ave W, or Renaissance Heights Apartments. Units arrived on scene at 5:23pm with smoke showing from the front of the building on the fifth floor. The fire was contained to a kitchen in one apartment and was controlled within about 5 minutes.
The fire sprinkler in the apartment contained the fire until the fire department arrived. Firefighters did rescue one dog from the apartment that was on fire. There were no injuries reported. Approximately 49 residents were temporarily displaced overnight with 16 apartments that suffered smoke and/or water damage. Thirty-five firefighters were on-scene as well as police and emergency management. The building was released to management at 10:10 p.m.