LFR puts out two apartment fires on Sunday morning

Published: Oct. 1, 2023 at 2:03 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Lubbock Fire Rescue extinguished two different apartment fires on Sunday morning.

The first fire was at The Tenement Apartments near the 300 Block of Avenue U. The call came in around 8:30 a.m.

LFR says Engine 4 saw light smoke coming from the windows as they arrived on scene and found heavy smoke and heat conditions inside. They say they were able to quickly contain the fire and keep it to one unit.

No injuries were reported.

The second fire was reported at the South Plains Apartments near the 5500 Block of 58th Street around noon.

This fire was also confined to one unit and extinguished with no injuries, although a unit next door did suffer “significant smoke damage.”

The Lubbock Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating both fires and the American Red Cross has been contacted to assist with displaced occupants.

At approximately 12:00pm this afternoon, Lubbock Fire Rescue received reports of a possible apartment fire at South...

Posted by Lubbock Fire Rescue on Sunday, October 1, 2023