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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Lightning Suspected in Apartment Fire

(July 5, 2017) Frisco Dispatch was alerted about a fire in the 5700 block of Parkwood Boulevard, a multi-family residential structure, at 9:05 p.m. The first fire unit arrived at 9:12 p.m. 

Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke and fire coming from the roof and attic area of building 4.  Units began an offensive interior attack.  At approximately 9:37 p.m. units went defensive for a short time.  The fire was declared “under control” at 10:35 p.m.

There were storms in the area with frequent lightning. The official cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

Frisco Fire Department sent six engines, two aerial ladders, two ambulances as well as the Department’s rescue, rehab, and safety specialty units to battle the blaze.

There were multiple families displaced due to the fire.  The American Red Cross has been notified to assist the residents.

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