15 people, including multiple children, forced to evacuate due to electrical fire

Fire was reported around 6:30 a.m. in 500 block of E. Mitchell St

By Max Massey - Reporter/Anchor, Ben Spicer - Web Producer

SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio firefighters responded to fire at a multi-family structure on the city's South Side early Friday morning.

The fire was reported just after 6:30 a.m. in the 500 block of East Mitchell Street, which is located not far from South Presa Street and Interstate 10.

According to the battalion chief, it was an electrical fire that started in the walls. 15 people were evacuated, with all the families displaced for the time being.

Officials said out of 15 people evacuated at least seven were children. No one was transported to the hospital. One person however was treated for smoke inhalation.

A damage estimate is not currently known.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSAT 12 both online and on-air for more information.

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