One person displaced after apartment fire in Temple

Posted at 6:09 PM, Aug 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-07 19:12:33-04

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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