Hillsborough Fire Rescue crews fought a second apartment building fire in as many days Thursday, this time at an apartment complex in North Tampa.
- Fire at North Oaks Apartments
- Total of 11 apartments damaged
- No injuries to residents, firefighters
Units responded to North Oaks Apartments, located at 14550 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard at 2:04 p.m. Thursday, according to Fire Rescue officials.
Upon arrival, crews noticed flames penetrating the roof of one of the southwest apartment units in the complex. The fire was brought under control and put out by 2:40 p.m.
Officials said a total of 11 apartments were damaged, one by fire and the others by smoke. Twenty residents were displaced by the fire, though none were injured.
No injuries to firefighters were reported, either.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.