Fire on ninth floor of west tower of Lafayette Towers in Detroit, residents evacuated

The Detroit Fire Department was working through the rain Wednesday morning to put out a fire inside the west tower of Lafayette Towers apartments.

The call for the fire came in around 9 a.m. at the Lafayette Towers and appears to be on the ninth floor of the west tour. Residents were evacuated and it's unknown if there are any injuries. 

The 22-story building is at 1301 Orleans Street in Detroit.

FOX 2 has a news crew at the apartments and we'll update this story with more information as we get it.

Detroit firefighters responded to a fire on the 9th floor of the Lafayette Towers on Wednesday.