Two families displaced after fire at South Side apartment building

Fire happened around 1:35 a.m. in the 1400 block of Cantrell Drive

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Fire Department says two families are now without a home after a fire at an apartment building on the city's South Side.

Crews responded to the 1400 block of Cantrell Drive around 1:35 a.m. Saturday.

Firefighters evacuated everyone and were able to knock down the flames quickly. No one was hurt.

Investigators say the flames started in unit two of the three-unit building, but no one was home at the time. 

The building suffered about $40,000 worth of damage, officials say.

Authorities are investigating what sparked the fire.

Authorities say The Red Cross will be helping the two families that lost their home.



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