Update: Fountaingate Apartment Fire - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

Update: Fountaingate Apartment Fire

The Wichita Falls Fire Department said the fire broke out shortly after 4:00 p.m. The Wichita Falls Fire Department said the fire broke out shortly after 4:00 p.m.

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) -- The Wichita Falls Fire Department says the cause of this fire has been narrowed down to two locations. They believe the fire started on the west side of the building but are not sure at this time which apartment. An official statement is expected to come later this week.

Friday, February 10, 2017

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) -- Wichita Falls firefighters are working on an investigation tonight at the Fountaingate Apartments at Barnett and Southwest Parkway.

The Wichita Falls Fire Department said the fire broke out shortly after 4:00 p.m.

Everyone was able to get out safely.

The fire did reach a fourth alarm, after crews called for more man power.

Chief Jon Reese saw heavy structural and water damage to a least two of the apartments.

Fire officials said they are working with the Red Cross to help the residents whose homes were impacted find a place to stay.

It is still unclear at this time what sparked the fire.

Copyright 2017 KAUZ. All rights reserved.

  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • 'Austin Powers' star Verne Troyer dies at age 49

    'Austin Powers' star Verne Troyer dies at age 49

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:51:28 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:33 AM EDT2018-04-22 06:33:39 GMT

    Verne Troyer, an actor famous for his role as Mini-Me in the "Austin Powers" trilogy, has passed away.

    Verne Troyer, an actor famous for his role as Mini-Me in the "Austin Powers" trilogy, has passed away.

  • The Latest: Barbara Bush buried at presidential library

    The Latest: Barbara Bush buried at presidential library

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:44:47 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:58 AM EDT2018-04-22 05:58:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Attendees arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Attendees arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.

    Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush.

    Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush.

  • Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

    Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:04:04 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:58 AM EDT2018-04-22 05:58:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

Powered by Frankly