Fire causes $20,000 in damage to SW Side apartment

Entire building evacuated as precaution

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio firefighters quickly knocked out a fire Thursday morning in a Southwest Side apartment.

The fire started in an upstairs apartment in the 6800 block of Pecan Valley near Foster Elementary School.

No one was injured, but everyone in the building was evacuated as a precaution.

Battalion Chief Robert Mikel said no one was when the apartment at the fire started.

The peoplewho were evacuated will be allowed back into their units later in the day, except the tenant where the fire began.

The fire caused approximately $20,000 in damage. The cause of the fire is undetermined.