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DRONE VIDEO: Fire at apartment complex near 4th & Slide leads to partial roof collapse

Published: Dec. 3, 2021 at 1:23 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 3, 2021 at 4:26 PM CST
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Emergency crews say they have now contained a fire at an apartment complex near 4th Street and Slide Road.

The fire at Branchwater Apartments was reported to LFR at 12:50 p.m., upgraded to a two-alarm fire at 1 p.m.

Firefighters told our crew that the fire involved part of a second floor apartment and the attic, leading to a chimney and part of the roof collapsing just before 2 p.m.

Some residents of the complex were evacuated.

The fire is largely under control at this time, but LFR is still on location at the complex.

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.

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