Crews respond to fire at local apartment complex

A firefighter is recovering in the hospital after an apartment complex fire that destroyed eight apartment units.
Temple Fire & Rescue responded to reports of a structure fire, at 4802 S 31st Street, at the...
Temple Fire & Rescue responded to reports of a structure fire, at 4802 S 31st Street, at the Apple Creek Apartments(Temple Fire)
Published: Oct. 3, 2020 at 8:07 PM CDT
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TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) - Temple firefighters responded to Apple Creek Apartments Saturday after reports of a fire at the building.

Officials say flames and heavy smoke were showing when they arrived just after 4:30 p.m.

The fire occurred in building three of the complex at 4802 S 31st Street.

All residents of the building were evacuated, no injuries were reported among residents but a firefighter was transported the hospital.

Eight people have been displaced following the fire.

The cause of the fire is still unknown, 8 firefighting apparatus responded with 21 personnel as well as Temple Police and EMS.

Temple Fire & Rescue responded to reports of a structure fire, at 4802 S 31st Street, at the...
Temple Fire & Rescue responded to reports of a structure fire, at 4802 S 31st Street, at the Apple Creek Apartments.(Timothy Tibbit)

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