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Early-morning fire does heavy damage to Phoenix apartment

Dec 1, 2021, 8:38 AM | Updated: 10:59 am

PHOENIX – Fire destroyed an apartment balcony in Phoenix early Wednesday but no one was injured, first responders said.

The Phoenix Fire Department said five people were displaced by the blaze at a second-floor unit near 48th Street and McDowell Road.

All the occupants of the apartment had made their way safely outdoors when firefighters began their work at the large complex by 6:30 a.m.

Eastbound McDowell Road was closed between State Route 143 and 48th Street.

Cause of the fire was under investigation.

No other details were made available.

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