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Fire whips through 2 apartments in Phoenix; 16 displaced

Dec 7, 2021, 10:24 AM | Updated: 11:33 am

PHOENIX – Fire tore through two upper-floor Phoenix apartments late Monday and affected six neighboring units, but no one was injured, first responders said.

The Phoenix Fire Department said the blaze at 19th Avenue close to Thunderbird Road displaced 16 people and a dog.

Crews had just finished putting out a fire at a nearby mobile home park when they were sent to the apartment complex around 9 p.m.

The fire spread to the attic space of two more second-story apartments; four downstairs units were damaged by smoke and water.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

No other details were made available.

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Fire whips through 2 apartments in Phoenix; 16 displaced