Fire causes major damage to apartments

Clovis firefighters responded to a call about 4:30 p.m. Friday at 803 Hinkle to find heavy flames and smoke coming from an apartment, according to Dale Hand, battalion chief at Clovis Fire Station One.

According to Hand:

  • There were no injuries.
  • Thirteen firefighters extinguished the fire in 50 minutes.
  • There was major damage to both apartments at the residence.
  • The fire did not affect neighboring homes.
  • The fire started in the south apartment where two occupants were living.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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