A small fire broke out in an apartment building near the University of Central Florida on Thursday evening.


Several Orange County Fire Rescue units responded to a unit at Sterling Apartments located on Alafaya Trail around 7:45 Thursday evening. Officials quickly contained the fire and residents were allowed back into the building shortly after.

Smoke could be seen coming out of a first floor window as fire officials aired out the room and hallway.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.