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SAFD: Suspicious fire damages apartment complex

San Antonio firefighters respond to fire at Castle Hills Apartments on Blanco Road

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SAN ANTONIO – A fire damaged an apartment complex north of downtown San Antonio and forced the evacuation of some residents.

San Antonio firefighters responded to the fire just after 11 p.m. at the Castle Hills Apartments in the 6000 block of Blanco Road.

Crews arrived to find one apartment on the second floor on fire. They were able to put it out before it spread.

The residents who were evacuated were allowed back inside a short time later.

Arson investigators are looking into the cause of the fire. SAFD officials said it is considered to be suspicious in nature. Damage estimates were not released.


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