No Injuries In Irving Apartment Fire

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) – The Irving Fire Department is still trying to determine what caused a fire early Monday morning at an apartment complex. The incident took place at around 6:00 a.m. in the 4000 block of North Story Road, at the Shadows of Cottonwood apartments.

Heavy flames were showing when emergency crews first arrived at the burning three-story building. The fire destroyed six units and damaged another six units, for a total of 12 families impacted by the blaze. Most people lost many or all of their belongings, but there were no injuries reported — and that includes a number of pets living in the building.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames rather quickly, despite temperatures below the freezing mark at the time of the fire.

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