DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police are monitoring who comes in and out of the Alston Apartments on Ferguson near Lakeland after a 3-alarm fire on Sunday left many without a home.

“We don’t know what is going to happen. We lost everything, you know… we have no place to go. So, it’s devastating. Really devastating. And this is the first time I have experienced anything like that,” said resident Libby Gilbert.

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3-Alarm Fire Rages At The Alston Apartments (credit: CBS 11 News)

Smoke from the fire was visible for miles on the east side of town.

Initial reports showed the fire came from a unit on the third floor around 7 p.m. last night. As many as 70 firefighters responded.

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And one person suffering from smoke inhalation was taken to the hospital.

At least 42 units sustained water, smoke, or fire damage.

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The cause of that fire still under investigation.