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Mesa apartment fire leaves multiple people displaced

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Posted at 4:39 PM, Jan 18, 2021

An apartment fire reported near Main Street and Dobson Road in Mesa left several people displaced Monday afternoon.

The Mesa Fire Department said firefighters responded to a report of a bedroom on fire.

Crews arrived at the scene and found a fire coming from a balcony and a bedroom window of a second-floor apartment. Once firefighters were able to control that fire and search the apartment for any residents still inside, they found that the fire had reached into the attic, according to fire officials.

Around 60 firefighters were called to help contain the fire and stop it from spreading to other units.

The fire damaged eight apartment units, with multiple people being left displaced.

No injuries were reported due to the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.