DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A large, three-alarm fire destroyed four apartment buildings that were under construction in the Old East Dallas area Saturday evening, officials said.
Dallas Fire-Rescue said crews responded to the fire at around 10:40 p.m. near the intersection of Scurry Street and Burlew Street.READ MORE: 2 People Found Dead Inside Abandoned School In Parker County
There were about 60 to 65 firefighters involved in putting out the flames, and they were able to get it under control just after midnight.
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The department said four buildings, which totaled 14 apartments, were destroyed. There were no injuries reported or occupants due to the buildings being under construction.
A cause of the fire is still unknown as the investigation continues.MORE NEWS: 11-Year-Old Fatally Shot By Child Who Found Gun In Vehicle At Dallas Walmart, Police Say
According to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, smoke from the fire was visible on doppler radar at around 11:20 p.m.