Minor damage reported to apartment complex in Tyler

TYLER (KYTX) – Multiple fire units responded to a possible fire Monday morning at the Dovetree Apartments at 1600 Rice Rd. in Tyler.

Crews observed smoke coming from the structure when they arrived, but no flames were visible.

Upon further investigation it was determined the smoke was coming from underneath the balcony of an apartment unit near a stairwell. Firefighters had to remove some of the wood paneling.

About 40 people in the section of the complex were evacuated as a precaution.

No injuries were reported, and the cause is under investigation.



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