Morning Fire Sparks at Maurine Street Apartments

Published 03/29 2013 04:26PM

Updated 03/29 2013 11:24PM

Falls Fire Fighters spend almost an hour battling an early morning blaze at a Wichita Falls apartment building.

At about 2:30 this morning, fire crews responded to a three alarm fire at the Maurine Street Apartments in the 12 hundred block of Ridgeway.

Three of the four units in the building were occupied.

Collins says that all three families escaped without injuries and are now getting help from the Red Cross.

Collins says it took about 45 minutes for the 25 firefighters to put out the blaze.

Damage is estimated to be around $150,000.

The cause remains under investigation

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