Around 100 people were left homeless after a massive fire destroyed an apartment complex in Chester County Thursday night, authorities said.

The blaze struck the Ashwood Apartments in the 700 block of Worth Boulevard in North Coventry Township shortly after 7 p.m. TV news helicopters showed a long row of units engulfed in flames.

The Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania said that about 100 people had been displaced.

Fire flares up inside the remains of the Ashwood Apartments on 700 block of Worth St. in North Coventry, PA on Friday morning July 31, 2020. A fire that started on Thursday evening destroyed this large apartment building.
ALEJANDRO A. ALVAREZ / Staff Photographer
Fire flares up inside the remains of the Ashwood Apartments on 700 block of Worth St. in North Coventry, PA on Friday morning July 31, 2020. A fire that started on Thursday evening destroyed this large apartment building.

Jim Marks, chairman of the township’s board of supervisors, said in an email that there were no reported fatalities and no reported injuries to emergency responders, but he could not confirm whether any residents or other individuals had been hurt.

Marks said the Norco Fire Company was opening their social hall to accommodate displaced residents.

Fire fighters work on hot spots after a devastating fire at the Ashwood Apartments on Worth Blvd., in North Coventry Township, Friday, July 31, 2020. The blaze struck about 7 p.m. on Thursday evening displacing about 100 residents of the complex.
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Fire fighters work on hot spots after a devastating fire at the Ashwood Apartments on Worth Blvd., in North Coventry Township, Friday, July 31, 2020. The blaze struck about 7 p.m. on Thursday evening displacing about 100 residents of the complex.