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2-story Phoenix apartment building goes up in flames

Aug 25, 2020, 6:29 AM | Updated: 3:11 pm
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)...
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)

PHOENIX – A two-story apartment fire in central Phoenix sent huge plumes of black smoke into the air early Tuesday.

The two-alarm blaze at a complex under construction was burning near 12th Street and Indian School Road, Phoenix Fire Capt. Todd Keller said in an email.

Crews responded around 6 a.m.

The department said in a tweet posted a half-hour later that first responders were “getting good knockdown” on the fire.

Surrounding buildings were saved from the flames, Keller said.

Cause of the fire is under investigation.

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2-story Phoenix apartment building goes up in flames