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At least 40 people displaced after apartment fire in Fort Worth

The fire was through the roof of one building and left 16 units damaged, officials said.
Credit: Fort Worth Fire

FORT WORTH, Texas — Updated at 12:42 p.m. with additional information from Fort Worth Fire.

At least 40 people were displaced Monday morning after an apartment fire in Fort Worth, officials said.

About 95 emergency personnel responded about 2:45 a.m. to the Cassidy Apartments in the 8700 block of N. Normandale Street in western Fort Worth near Interstate 30 and 820, according to the Fort Worth Fire Department.

The fire was through the roof of one building and left 16 units damaged, officials said. Fort Worth Fire said that at least 40 people were displaced, but that number could go up.

There were no reports of injuries of residents or firefighters, fire officials said. The American Red Cross Greater North Texas is assisting those residents.

It took about 45 minutes to bring the fire under control.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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