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Posted on: September 28, 2023

Killeen Firefighters respond to apartment fire on Adams Avenue

Fire ladder truck extinguishing fire at Adams Avenue apartment complex fire

No injuries, six residents displaced

KILLEEN, Texas (September 28, 2023) – Killeen firefighters say there are no injuries in a fire that broke out at an apartment complex in the 900 block of West Adams Avenue just before 3p.m. today.

 

Units were dispatched to the general alarm fire at 2:54p.m. an arrived at the 58-unit complex by 2:59p.m. to see heavy smoke and fire coming from a second floor apartment. Dispatched units consisted of three engines, one power ladder truck, one rescue truck, one ambulance and two battalion chiefs.

 

Upon arrival, the alarm was upgraded with additional units-- two additional engines and two chief officers on scene for a total of 36 personnel.

 

The fire affected four units on the second floor, resulting in heavy water damage caused to the four units below the four fire units. The flames also got into the attic space.

 

Crews were able to bring the fire under control within an hour and 15 minutes. Six total residents were displaced and Killeen’s Emergency Management division assisted those community members.

 

The cause of the fire was accidental, due to construction work being performed in one of the second-floor apartments where the fire origin was located. Units remained on scene performing heavy overhaul operations for about two hours. 

 

Killeen’s Fire Department was assistant on scene by Killeen’s Code Enforcement division, Killeen’s Water and Sewer division, the Emergency Management division, the Killeen Police Department, the Fire Marshal’s Office and the Fort Cavazos Fire Department.

 

They were also assisted with change of quarters companies from the Harker Heights Fire Department and Copperas Cove Fire Department to cover normal services to the city.

 

This is all the information we have at this time.

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