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One person displaced after apartment fire in Temple

Posted: 6:09 PM, Aug 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-07 23:12:33Z
One person displaced after apartment fire in Temple
One person displaced after apartment fire in Temple

An apartment fire in Temple displaced one person on Tuesday.

According to Temple Fire and Rescue, Temple firefighters responded to a reported fire call at 4:09 p.m. at the Kensington Apartments on 400 Fryers Creek Drive. There was observed smoke coming from inside a downstairs apartment.

The fire was quickly extinguished, and the apartment received fire, smoke and heat damage. The dollar loss for the apartment and contents is estimated at $25,000.

Firefighters determined that the cause of the fire was unintentional and started from a burner turned on a low setting on the electric range, according to Temple Fire and Rescue.

The fire was under control at 4:20 p.m. and the last unit was cleared at 5:09 p.m.

There were no reported injuries. One person was displaced due to the fire.

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