Firefighters keep fire in alleyway from spreading

Fire was called in around 4:30 a.m. in 200 block of West Mistletoe Ave.

San Antonio firefighters had to scramble to keep a fire in an alleyway from spreading to nearby homes early Tuesday morning.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio firefighters had to scramble to keep a fire in an alleyway from spreading to nearby homes early Tuesday morning.

The fire was called in around 4:30 a.m. in the 200 block of West Mistletoe Avenue, found just north of downtown near West Woodlawn Avenue.

Firefighters said the fire burned through a couple of unattached buildings, one garage and one shed. Fire officials say both were presently being used for storage.

The fire was knocked down quickly and without incident. The cause of the fire is not currently known.

Investigators say they are not sure which property the damaged buildings belong to. No other buildings were damaged, although there were homes and an apartment building close by, firefighters said.

According to the San Antonio Fire Department website, as many as eight units answered the call.

There were no reports of any injuries.


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