21 residents displaced after Abilene apartment fire

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Twenty-one people have been displaced from their homes after two-alarm fire that injured three residents at an Abilene apartment complex Wednesday morning. 

An upstairs unit at the Warwick apartment complex on the 2400 block of Arrowhead Road caught fire just before 10:30 a.m., trapping three people inside. 

A press release from the Abilene Fire Department states a 27-year-old female and a 4-year-old male were pulled from the building by first responders and a 9-year-old male was able to escape on his own.

All three patients were taken to Hendrick Medical Center following the fire, and the adult female and 4-year-old child have since been flown to a burn unit in Lubbock.

The press release also states a firefighter was taken to the hospital for minor burns. 

8 units in total were affected by the fire, causing 21 residents to be displaced. These residents are currently being assisted by the Red Cross. 

Several animals were rescued as well, but the press release states 2 were found deceased in the unit where the fire began. 

The cause of the fire has not been determined and is still under investigation. An estimated $100,000 worth of damage was caused. 

Stick with BigCountryHomepage for the latest information on the Warwick apartment fire as it's released. 


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