Apartment fire causes damage off Arlington Expressway

Fire crews battle apartment fire in Arlington

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-  Fire crews battled a blaze at the Cimmaron Apartment complex off Arlington River Drive Friday.

Smoke could be seen from the highway. According to the Red Cross, it appears eight units are involved, they are not sure how many people the fire has affected. Red Cross says Volunteers are on their way to the complex and more have been called if needed.

Jacksonville Fire Rescue crews went through an apartment building to make sure residents are safely evacuated and the fire is put out.

Fire-Rescue spokesman Tom Francis says nobody was hurt in the fire.

Francis says the fire started in the kitchen area of one unit and spread into the attic. It took firefighters about 20 minutes to put the fire out. Several apartments have water, fire, and smoke damage. Others will be without power.while restoration work is done.

Right now, the fire is being called accidental

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