By CBSDFW.com Staff

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.

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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.

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According to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, smoke from the fire was visible on doppler radar at around 11:20 p.m.

CBSDFW.com Staff