2-alarm fire in Southwest Lubbock damages apartment building

Lubbock Lakeway Apartments fire Courtesy Spencer Burkett

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Lubbock Fire Rescue was called to a report of a dumpster fire around 10 p.m. Tuesday at the Lubbock Lakeway Apartments near 52nd Street and Utica Ave.

2 alarm fire at Lubbock Lakeway Apartments
2 alarm fire at Lubbock Lakeway Apartments

According to the fire department, someone set a mattress on fire near a dumpster. The fire then spread to a fence and an apartment building, catching an attic on fire. The fire damaged four units, but no one was hurt. The Red Cross is helping six adults and two children who who were displaced.

Fire marshals are investigating the cause of the fire.

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