TEMPE, AZ — About 200 residents had to be evacuated Sunday night after a fire sparked at a high-rise building in Tempe.
Firefighters responded to the scene at a residential building near 6th Street and Mill Avenue.
The fire was quickly upgraded to a 3rd-alarm fire which prompted more crews to respond. At one point, we're told 250 firefighters were on the scene from six different cities.
Fire officials say it started when a fire sparked in a 9th-floor unit. It caused the sprinkler system to go off which contained the flames to a single unit.
The was water damage on the 9th, 8th, and 7th floors. A total of 5 units were displaced.
Sometime after midnight residents were allowed to reenter their homes.
Details of what sparked the fire haven't been released.
There were no injuries reported.