North Side apartment fire forces families out

Firefighters say fire started in chimney, quickly spread


SAN ANTONIO – An apartment fire on the North Side forced families out in the cold Thursday night.

The fire happened around 8 p.m. on Broadway Street near East Highlands Ranch Parkway.

Firefighters said the fire started in a chimney and quickly spread. Two apartments -- one on the ground floor and the other above -- were damaged.

Firefighters have taken the chimney apart and are working to figure out what caused the fire.

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