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15 people displaced by northwest Phoenix apartment fire

Jan 6, 2023, 8:19 PM
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)...
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)

PHOENIX — An apartment complex fire in northwest Phoenix on Friday night displaced 15 people, but no injuries were reported on the scene.

Firefighters responded to the area of 35th Avenue and Bethany Home Road around 6 p.m. after receiving a 911 call that a tenant’s apartment was “on fire,” the Phoenix Fire Department said in a press release.

Crews arrived to the active, medium-sized fire that affected three units and extended hose lines to where the flames started.

Firefighters extinguished the flames, and all residents and pets evacuated, according to the release.

Investigators are seeking the cause of the fire, and two crisis teams were working with families who were displaced by the incident.

The Phoenix Fire Department had its busiest year to date in 2022 with 405,290 total responses, nearly 20,000 more calls than in 2021.

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15 people displaced by northwest Phoenix apartment fire