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High Point apartment building fire displaces 39 people

The Red Cross is helping several people displaced by a fire at Astor Dowdy Towers.
Credit: High Point Police and Fire
Astor Dowdy Towers fire

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thirty-nine people are out of their homes after a fire broke out at Astor Dowdy Towers in High Point. 

High Point firefighters were called to the 2-alarm fire around 2 a.m. Friday. 

The Red Cross said it is helping the families find non-congregate shelter to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

There's no word on what started the fire.