An apartment building at 101 Sparta Street in Marathon was evacuated Wednesday night after a report of a fire shortly before 8 p.m. Marathon Fire Department extinguished the fire, and an investigation into the cause was conducted by Sheriff's Department. It was determined that the fire had actually started at 102 Sparta, apartment 5. Most of the damage to the apartment areas was caused by smoke, and there were no injuries. The cause has not yet been determined, but no foul play is suspected. Damage was estimated at $1,500.