UPDATE (9 p.m.) — Fire now under control, according to El Paso Fire Department. Crews are looking for hot spots. No injuries have been reported.
UPDATE (8:40 p.m.) — The fire has been contained to the site of the abandoned apartment complex and is not a threat to surrounding buildings, a Fire Department spokesman said.
Firefighters will continue to work at the site putting out remaining flames and looking for hot spots. An investigation will be done after the fire is out to determine what caused it.
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — A large fire has erupted at what has been described as an abandoned apartment complex in South-Central El Paso on Sunday night, Oct. 1.
The fire is at Cypress Avenue and Eucalyptus Street. That’s near Bowie High School.
Photos by Enrique Duenas/El Paso Fire
Video by Nigel Wickens/KTSM
It was initially reported as a Condition 2 but has been upgraded to Condition 4, according to the El Paso Fire Department.
Flames and smoke can be seen for miles.
Photos by Sebastian Esquivel/KTSM
No injuries have been reported at this time.
This is a developing story and we will update it as soon as we learn more.
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