a brave neighbor scaled the balconies to the second story home. he broke the window to alert the residents, but no one was home. he was able to contain the flames with a fire extinguisher just before the fire department arrived. the firefighters continued to put out the fire and searched my unit for damage. luckily, no one was hurt and my unit only suffered minor smoke damage. (i kinda like the smell of campfire anyway.)
come to find out, the resident had left around 7 pm and the fire was started from a smoldering cigarette. dumbass.