In Salem, 17 people were temporarily homeless as an apartment fire ripped through their complex. The Associated Press is reporting that a fire last night heavily damaged the Salem apartment building, displacing 17 tenants. No injuries were reported. The fire was reported just before 7 p.m. at the Bridgewest Apartments. Residents say the fire appeared to start on the building's lower level and spread to the upper units. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.