AFD Puts Down Blaze At Abandoned Apartment Building

The Amarillo Fire Department battled a blaze at an abandoned apartment building Sunday.

Crews were called to 103 South Main Street at 4 pm and upon arrival found smoke and fire coming from the window of a single unit in the apartment building.

AFD made entry and had the fire under control within eight minutes, There were no injuries and AFD said the vacant building has a recent history of vagrants setting fires.

They are asking the public to be alert around vacant structures and report suspicious activity to authorities.


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