Apartment unit destroyed by fire, food left on stove - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/23/10

Apartment unit destroyed by fire, food left on stove

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

By James Clark | email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Food left on the stove led to a fire which destroyed a Lubbock apartment unit Sunday afternoon in the Peartree apartment complex at 1809 14th Street. 

The Lubbock Fire Department says residents left the apartment and when they returned after 3 p.m. they discovered the apartment was on fire. Nearby residents were evacuated as a precaution but they have since been allowed to go back home. 

One unit was completely destroyed by a combination of fire, smoke, and water damage.  Damage is estimated to cost $40,000. No one was injured.

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