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3 families without homes after fire in central Lubbock

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Firefighters were called out to a structure fire at 1708 18th street just 4:00 Friday morning.

According to the Lieutenant Fire Investigator on the scene, heavy flames were coming out of the west side of the structure when they arrived.

The apartment is a four-unit complex and three of the units were occupied at the time of the fire. Fire crews say the building has 100% smoke damage and is unlivable. 

UMC EMS, LPD, and the Lubbock Fire Department are all on the scene. Crews blocked off 18th street from Avenue Q to Avenue S to fight the fire. 

The Red Cross is assisting the three families. 

We will continue to update this story as we get more information. 

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