Apartment building burns in DeKalb County

DeKalb County firefighters on Monday morning were at the scene of large flames at an apartment building. 

Firefighters responded near Rays Road and Memorial Drive. 

The fire happened at Brannon Hills Apartments.

DeKalb County fire captain Jaeson Daniels said units responded at around 6:45 a.m. on Monday. 

Daniels said the top floor of the building was engulfed inflame.

"There's such extensive fire damage, it's going to be tough for us to get in there and really determine what happened," Daniels said.

Brannon Hills Apartments fire

Crews responded to a large fire on Jan. 24 at Brannon Hills Apartments in DeKalb County. The building is abandoned.  (FOX 5 Atlanta)

Daniels said several renters and squatters were living in the building.